NHPBS Passport Update - May 2, 2022

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles Coming to NHPBS Passport

Ridley Road (4-episode binge)
Ridley Road stars newcomer Agnes O’Casey as Vivien Epstein, a young Jewish hairdresser who fits right into London’s mod scene, while secretly infiltrating the British neo-Nazi hierarchy on behalf of Jewish antifascists.
Available: May 1 – April 30, 2026

The Hunter | Seasons 1-3
Italy and the mafia were at war in the early 1990s. Saverio Barone, a determined young prosecutor, steps in to fight for the innocents caught up in the carnage. Based on a true story. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles. \
Available: May 12 – Dec. 31, 2023

Nature | Hippo King
Follow the life of an old hippo, a king of its kind, and discover the true character of one of Earth’s largest land mammals.
Available: May 5 – April 5, 2026

NOVA | Determined: Fighting Alzheimer’s
Follow three women at risk of developing Alzheimer’s as they join a groundbreaking study to try to prevent the disease – sharing their ups and downs, anxiously watching for symptoms, and hoping they can make a difference.
Available: May 5 – April 5, 2025

Expedition | Unpacked: Behind the Scenes
In this episode we unpack the behind-the-scenes camerawork and logistics that made filming five of our expeditions possible. Working together, Steve and the team not only ventured into the unknown, they brought these epics journeys to the TV screen.
Available: May 5 – Aug. 24, 2025

American Experience | Zoot Suit Riots
In June 1943, Los Angeles erupted into the worst race riots in the city to date. For ten straight nights, American sailors armed with make-shift weapons cruised Mexican American neighborhoods in search of "zoot-suiters" — hip, young Mexican teens dressed in baggy pants and long-tailed coats. The military men dragged kids — some as young as twelve years old —  and viciously beat them.
Available: April 27, 2022 – March 28, 2025

Great Performances | Now Hear This: Amy Beach American Romantic
Host Scott Yoo and his wife, flutist Alice Dade, perform the work of Romantic era classical composer Amy Beach at Festival Mosaic and uncover Beach’s many musical influences. Featuring performances of Beach’s works, the duo visits places Beach took inspiration from throughout her life, including an artist residency at MacDowell in New Hampshire.
Available: May 7, 2022 – April 7, 2025

Expiring Soon

Austin City Limits | Jackson Browne
Savor the return of legendary singer/songwriter Jackson Browne to the ACL stage. Browne performs hits and songs from his latest album Downhill From Everywhere.
Expiration Date: June 12, 2022

American Masters | Robert Shaw: A Man of Many Voices
Trace the journey of one of America’s greatest choral music conductors. With no formal training, Robert Shaw was legendary for his interpretations of classical music’s choral masterpieces and inspired generations of musicians with the power of music. Directed by Pamela Roberts (American Masters – Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel) and Peter Miller (Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story).
Expiration Date: June 20, 2022

Independent Lens | Pipe Dreams
Pipe Dreams challenges preconceived notions about an age-old instrument—the pipe organ—while introducing viewers to a new generation of passionate, talented young organists in the intense lead up to the Canadian International Organ Competition (CIOC), widely regarded as the Olympics for organ music and which attracts virtuosi under the age 35 from all over the world. Who will come out on top?
Expiration Date: June 22, 2022

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