NHPBS Passport Update - April 19, 2021

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles Coming to NHPBS Passport

Independent Lens | Philly DA (8-episode, series binge)
Go inside the emotional, high stakes work that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner and an ensemble of idealistic outsiders from different walks of life take on as they attempt a fundamental overhaul of an entrenched criminal justice system.
Available: April 20, 2021 – June 30, 2021

Atlantic Crossing E1
Norwegian Crown Princess Martha and her husband Prince Olav visit U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939. A year later they must flee the Nazi invasion of their country.
Available: April 19, 2021 – May 22, 2028

Bluegrass Underground | Episode 1
Featuring Brandi Carlile, Sarah Jarosz, and The Wood Brothers. Taped deep within the subterranean amphitheater of The Caverns in Tennessee's majestic Cumberland Mountains, this "musical adventure " series features both long-established and emerging artists within a broad spectrum of genres to include roots-rock, jamband, r&b, soul, folk, Americana and bluegrass. Each episode offers two or more artists who have graced the underground stage over past seasons.
Available: April 19, 2021 – July 20, 2022

Expiring Soon

The Jazz Ambassadors
The Cold War and civil rights collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race. Beginning in 1955, when America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural ambassadors, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington and their racially diverse band members faced a painful dilemma: How could they represent a country that still practiced Jim Crow segregation?
Expiration Date: May 3, 2021

Secrets of the Dead | The Lost Gardens of Babylon
Secrets of the Dead Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World, in The Lost Gardens of Babylon.
Expiration Date: May 5, 2021

Home Fires (Season 2)
When a rural English town finds itself on the verge of World War II, two powerful women struggle to put aside their differences in The Women’s Institute and join forces amidst the chaos and uncertainty of wartime. Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Reckless, Cranford) star in this heartwarming story of courage, friendship, and holding onto light in our darkest moments.
Expiration Date: May 6, 2021

Nature | Spy in the Wild 2: The North
Travel to the Northern Hemisphere, where the spy creatures learn how animals move, feed and fight. A spy hummingbird films millions of butterflies, and a spy squirrel winds up in a battle. A spy beaver observes other beavers building dams.
Expiration Date: May 6, 2021


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