Asian & Pacific American Heritage

Asian Pacific American Our Experience: Local Stories

Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. WXXI in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Greater Rochester is featuring stories from local members of the community that provide examples of culture, heritage, history and contributions to our region and nation.

What To Watch: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage On-Demand & WXXI-TV

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 12:45pm

What to Watch streaming and on-air to learn more about Asian American Pacific Islander heritage, cultures, history, and contributions from PBS Presents

Random Acts of Legacy On-Demand

Finding a cache of deteriorating 16mm home movies spanning from 1936 to 1951, Ali Kazimi deftly crafts a story of history and memory. RANDOM ACTS OF LEGACY reveals a rare portrait of a creative and enterprising Chinese American family in middle America during the Depression, and offers a counter-narrative to the stereotypes of Chinese Americans.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on the World Channel

Learn about the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States by watching a series of programs this May on the WXXI World Channel

Asian Americans National Digital Town Hall

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 8:00pm

Join a Digital Town Hall: Asian Americans In the Time of COVID-19 on Facebook.

Asian Americans Series on WXXI World

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 4:00pm

A new PBS series explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

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.

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