Asian & Pacific American Heritage

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.

In Football We Trust Watch On-Demand

Follow four Polynesian high school football players in Utah as they struggle to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty as they enter the high stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports. Watch On-Demand

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case, a POV presentation

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 6:00pm

Artist Ai Weiwei has a serious problem with authority. See his story.

State of the Re:Union: San Gabriel Valley, CA: Small Town, Global City

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 9:00pm

Life revolves around family and school; the social fabric is woven over cheap eats at the mall. But unlike most suburbs in America, the San Gabriel Valley is home to the largest Chinese diaspora in the country.

Pacific Heartbeat" Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:00pm

In 1976, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a from Hawai‘i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars.

Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 7:00pm

What happens when the naiveté of a political rookie clashes with the realities of racial politics of the American South and ultra-partisan struggles in Washington DC?

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