NHPBS Passport Update - October 26, 2020

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles Coming to NHPBS Passport

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony (Extended)
Join the ultimate heavy metal band as they combine forces with the nearly 80-member orchestra. Filmed over two sold-out shows that opened San Francisco’s Chase Center, the concert features the symphonic renditions of Metallica fan favorites.
Available: Oct. 29 – Nov. 28, 2022

POV | Our Time Machine
When artist Maleonn realizes that his father suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, he creates “Papa’s Time Machine,” a magical, autobiographical stage performance featuring life-size mechanical puppets. Through the production of this play, the two men confront their mortality before time runs out and memories are lost forever.
Available: Oct. 27 – Sept. 28, 2021

Islands of Wonder | Hawaii
Hawaii, the most remote island chain on Earth, offers sanctuary for wildlife that has reached its tropical shores. From humpback whales to waterfall-climbing fish, it’s home to an extraordinary wealth of wildlife.
Available: Oct. 29 – Dec. 31, 2027

NOVA | A to Z: How Writing Changed the World
Just as handwritten records changed how societies work, the printing press transformed the spread of information, igniting the Industrial Revolution. How did technologies–from pen to paper to printing press—make it all possible?
Available: Oct. 29 – Sept. 30, 2023

Great Performances | Now Hear This: Becoming Mozart
Travel with host Scott Yoo and pianist Stewart Goodyear as they visit Yoo’s Festival Mozaic where Goodyear learns to direct an orchestra from the piano while improvising the solos of Mozart’s twentieth piano concerto.
Available: Oct. 31 – Oct. 3, 2023


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Antiques Roadshow | Special: Celebrating Asian-Pacific Heritage (2016)
Travel with ROADSHOW as we turn the spotlight on incredible items with Asian and Pacific Islands origins including a Hawaiian Kou bowl, a Gandhi presentation spinning wheel, and an 1888 Joesph Nawahi painting. Which is valued at $250,000-$300,000?
Expiration Date: Nov. 7, 2020

Great Performances | Foo Fights, A Landmarks Live in Concert
Multi-Grammy-winning rock band Foo Fighters delivers an electrifying, historic performance at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, in the latest installment of Landmarks Live in Concert for GREAT PERFORMANCES.
Expiration Date: Nov. 9, 2020

Austin City Limits | Janelle Monae
Thrill to an hour with iconoclastic R&B maverick Janelle Monáe, as the singer and actress performs songs from her acclaimed LP Dirty Computer.
Expiration Date: Nov. 9, 2020

NOVA | Killer Floods
All over the world, scientists are discovering traces of ancient floods on a scale that dwarfs even the most severe flood disasters of recent times. What triggered these cataclysmic floods, and could they strike again? In the Channeled Scablands of Washington State, the level prairie gives way to bizarre, gargantuan rock formations.
Expiration Date: Nov. 9, 2020

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