Asian & Pacific American Heritage

Asian Americans, Preview Screening Event

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 6:30pm

Join WXXI for a free preview screening of a new PBS series that explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

This event has been CANCELLED.

PBS POV: Screenings at the Library

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 2:00pm

Central Library of Rochester is hosting PBS POV Screenings.

In Jackson Heights

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 9:00pm

Visit Jackson Heights in Queens, New York, one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse communities in the United States and the world.

Chinese New Year MARATHON

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 6:00am

2018 is the year of the dog. Celebrate the Chinese New Year with us by exploring China and going on a food tour.

America Reframed: The Last Season

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 8:00pm

Amid the bustling world of central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect.

America Abroad: Tibet

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:00pm

Tibet has long been known as a place of mystique and intrigue for its ancient customs and beliefs. 

America Reframed: Operation Popcorn

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 10:00pm

When a Vietnam War refugee who has grown up in America is solicited by a self-proclaimed arms dealer, he finds himself drawn into a dangerous game of politics and intrigue that could end with a life sentence in prison for him and the beloved leaders of his community.

Pacific Heartbeat: The Illness & the Odyssey

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 8:00pm

A cure for Alzheimer’s. A Nobel Prize. An honored place in medical history. All of this hangs in the balance as scientists race to find the cure for a rare disease found on one remote Pacific island.

Pacific Heartbeat: Splinters

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:00pm

In the 1980’s an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it’s also a means to prestige.

INDEPENDENT LENS: In Football We Trust

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 7:00pm

Explore the story behind the Polynesian pipeline to the NFL through the lives of high school players in Utah.

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