NHPBS Passport Update - October 5, 2020

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles Coming to NHPBS Passport

Line of Separation Season 2 (six-episode binge)
Germany, spring 1960, a country is divided. Nuclear arms races, NATO secrets, sabotage, the construction of walls and the Prague Spring determine the fate of the families of Tannbach.
Available: Oct. 8 – Nov. 30, 2022

Classic Albums
Celebrate the making of the greatest albums in pop, rock and heavy metal music. Each episode features interviews with band members, producers and others discussing the creation of the historic recording. Including Pink Floyd, Elton John, Queen, The Doors and more
Available: Oct. 8 – Nov. 7, 2022

POV | Portraits and Dreams
Portraits and Dreams revisits photographs created by Kentucky school children in the 1970s and the place where their photos were made. Photographer and artist Wendy Ewald, who guided the students in making their visionary photographs, returns to Kentucky and learns how the lives and visions of her former students have changed. The film combines new narratives and insights of the now adult students
Available: Oct. 6 – Sept. 6, 2021

Harbor from the Holocaust
Harbor from the Holocaust is the story of nearly 20,000 Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II, to the Chinese port city of Shanghai. Explore the extraordinary relationship of these Jews and their adopted city of Shanghai, even through the bitter years of Japanese occupation 1937-1945 and the Chinese civil war that followed.
Available: Oct. 7 – Sept. 7, 2024

NOVA | Human Nature
With an extraordinary new technology called CRISPR, we can now edit DNA—including human DNA. But how far should we go? Gene-editing promises to eliminate certain genetic disorders like sickle cell disease. But the applications quickly raise ethical questions. Is it wrong to engineer soldiers to feel no pain, or to resurrect an extinct species?
Available: Oct. 2 – Sept. 8, 2025

Great Performances | Romeo and Juliet
Experience a ballet of Shakespeare’s classic from choreographer Kenneth MacMillan performed by dancers from The Royal Ballet set to a score by Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev filmed on atmospheric locations throughout Budapest.
Available: Oct. 9 – Sept. 10, 2023

Expiring Soon

Austin City Limits | Kane Brown / Colter Wall
Savor the best of next-generation country music with Kane Brown and Colter Wall. Chart-topping country star Kane Brown plays hits from his breakout album Experiment. Canadian C&W artist Colter Wall sings folk and Western songs from his acclaimed LP Songs of the Plains.
Expiration Date: Oct. 18, 2020

Great Performances | She Loves Me
The critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me comes to Great Performances.
Expiration Date: Oct. 19, 2020

American Masters | Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
With unprecedented access to Lear, his work and his massive personal archives, American Masters — Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You combines stories from his turbulent childhood and early career with his groundbreaking TV success and social activism. The documentary also features colorful stories from Lear’s family, friends and collaborators.
Expiration Date: Oct. 31, 2020


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