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Air Date: Thu, Apr 23, 2020 9:30 PM
STRANGE LAND tells the story of Stephanie Castillo‘s Filipino mother’s journey as a WWII war bride. Her mother met and married a Hawaiʻi-born GI of same Filipino ancestry, but the journey to America was far from the dream marriage.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 15, 2020 8:00 PM
This special tells the forgotten true story of an African prince who was enslaved in Mississippi for 40 years before finally achieving freedom and becoming one of the most famous men in America. Mos Def narrates.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 10:00 PM
Discover why the Bronx burned in the 1970s. Through rich archival and home movie footage, the film reveals the real reasons for the devastation and shows what can happen when a community chooses to fight back and reclaim their neighborhood.
Air Date: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 9:00 PM
306 Hollywood is a magical realist documentary of two siblings who undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother’s house. They embark on a journey from her home in New Jersey to ancient Rome, from fashion to physics, in search of what life remains in the objects we leave behind.
Air Date: Mon, May 27, 2019 10:00 PM
What is it really like to go to war? This documentary takes us inside the experience of battle and reveals the soldier’s experiences as never before.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 10:00 PM
Told directly through the eyes of the children themselves, Tre Maison Dasan is a moving portrait of three unforgettable young boys struggling to grow up with a parent in prison.
Air Date: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 10:00 PM
In an age where the power of technology helps us connect, are we as isolated as ever? People’s Republic of Desire exposes the baffling reality of how virtual relationships are replacing real-life human connections through China’s video-based social network YY––a hugely popular gathering place for over 300 million people in China.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 8:00 PM
For our last live discussion of 2017, INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I reviews the major news stories of the last year, from investigative to inspirational and more. Our guests will also explore outstanding examples of “truth to power” stories, and will offer their suggestions on the stories to watch for in 2018.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 10:30 PM
Based on Andrew Feinstein’s globally acclaimed book The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, this film reveals the shocking realities of the global arms trade – the only business that counts its profits in billions and its losses in human lives.
Air Date: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 11:00 PM
This documentary explores the imaginative process of authors J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, and the characteristics of myth.
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