History

The R-Word, Free Virtual Screening

WATCH ONLINE THROUGH JULY 21

Presented as part of Move to Include, this film takes a purposeful look into the long-reaching history and lasting implications of the word retard(ed) and current attitudes and perceptions about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

The Black Church Virtual Screening and Q&A

Thu, 02/11/2021 - 7:00pm

Series Host and Executive Producer Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and PBS Chief Programming Executive Sylvia Bugg discuss the upcoming PBS special The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.

WXXI Celebrates African-American Contributions

Sat, 05/01/2021 - 6:00am

Learn more about the amazing contributions these 40 individuals have made.

American Masters: The Fight

Sat, 08/07/2021 - 5:00pm

Theirs was a rivalry that would draw in two nations inching closer to war, and take the measure of two men — German Max Schmeling and American Joe Louis, who had been fighting all their lives.

Unladylike2020: American Masters

Sat, 07/31/2021 - 3:00pm

Illuminating the stories of extraordinary American heroines from the early years of feminism, this special features courageous, little-known, and diverse female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century.

Ganz: How I Lost My Beetle

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 3:00pm

This film traces the legacy of Josef Ganz, the Jewish visionary behind the Volkswagen Beetle.

POV: Pier Kids

Mon, 08/02/2021 - 10:00pm

What does life look like for LGBTQ+ youth fifty years after Stonewall? 

Jackie Robinson, Part 2

Sat, 07/31/2021 - 4:00pm

This two-part series on the life of Jackie Robinson concludes.

In Their Own Words: Pope Francis

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 8:00pm

Learn what experiences led Jorge Bergoglio to the highest office in the Catholic Church.

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The Royal House of Windsor

Sun, 07/11/2021 - 7:00pm

Narrated by Gwilym Lee, this series investigates how the British royal family was able to survive four generations of crisis.

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