Asian & Pacific American Heritage

INDEPENDENT LENS: Seeking Asian Female

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 10:00pm

View the love story between an aging white man and the Chinese bride he finds online. 


Sun, 06/30/2013 - 10:30pm

Enjoy dynamic performances by ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, a native of Hawai’i. 

America Reframed "Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula"

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 2:00pm

See beyond deep-rooted stereotypes of "grass-skirt girls".

Independent Lens "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry"

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:00pm

Learn about the life and work of celebrated Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. 

Global Voices: Sumo East and West

Mon, 10/22/2012 - 8:00pm

In recent years, the ancient art of sumo has witnessed an increasing number of foreigners rising to the top of its professional ranks.

POV: Give Up Tomorrow

Sun, 10/07/2012 - 11:00pm

Examine one of the most sensational trials in the history of the Philippines. 

Homeland: Immigration in America

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 7:00pm

Probe one of the nation’s most polarizing issues and a key topic in the 2012 election: immigration. 

Personal Ethnography Night

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 7:00pm

WXXI presents three documentaries featuring personal ethnographic journeys.

My Reincarnation

Sun, 06/24/2012 - 10:30pm

Witness the epic story of exiled Tibetan Buddhist master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu and his Western-born son, Yeshi.

Global Voices: Lakshmi and Me

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 9:00pm

Set against a backdrop where servants are habitually treated as social inferiors, the film looks at what can happen when an employer shows empathy, and a silent worker finds her voice.

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