Asian & Pacific American Heritage

INDEPENDENT LENS: Kumu Hina

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:00pm

Over the course of a momentous year, Kumu Hina, a native Hawaiian mahu (transgender) teacher, inspires a tomboyish young girl to claim her place as leader of an all-male hula troupe

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Chinese New Year MARATHON

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 6:00am

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with us. Explore the country, delicious food and traditional designs.  

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NOVA: Emperor’s Ghost Army

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:00pm

Investigate how and why life-sized terracotta statues were made for Emperor Qin Shi Huang of China.

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Powerless, an Independent Lens Film

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:00pm

There are 1.5 billion people living without electricity worldwide and, of these, 400 million live in India.

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Brakeless, an Independent Lens Film

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:00pm

Examine the Japanese pursuit of efficiency, even at the expense of safety.  

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Twin Sisters, an Independent Lens film

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:00pm

Twin Sisters tells the amazing true story of Mia and Alexandra

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POV: The Act of Killing

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:00pm

See Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their brutal deeds — as themselves and their victims.

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NOVA: Surviving the Tsunami: A NOVA Special Presentation

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:00pm

Watch amateur and professional video of the tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011.

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American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 10:00pm

Grace Lee Boggs, 98, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer and activist in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an American revolution can be.

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State of the Re:Union with Al Letson "Hawai'i: The Legacy of Sugar"

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 9:00pm

For decades, long before it was a tourist’s paradise, what Hawaii did was grow sugar.

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