Black History Month

Independent Lens: Winnie

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:00pm

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is one of the most misunderstood and intriguing of contemporary female political figures.

Witness: Black History Month

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 9:00pm

In celebration of Black History Month AM 1370 presents select stories from The BBC World Service series Witness

Alicia Keys – Landmarks Live in Concert

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:00pm

New pop music series debuts with Grammy winner Alicia Keys who performs in notable locations all around New York

GREAT PERFORMANCES : Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 9:00pm

Witness the groundbreaking hip-hop artist perform a symphonic rendition of his seminal debut album Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, an American Masters presentation

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:00pm

Award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain examines Lorraine Hansberry’s life and work using a remarkable collection of archival footage, home movies, rare photos and unpublished documents.

Independent Lens "I Am Not Your Negro"

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:00pm

One of the most acclaimed films of the year, a box office hit and a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro premieres on Independent Lens

Secrets of Spanish Florida: A Secrets of the Dead Special

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 9:00pm

Join a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians as they reveal the little-known history of America’s Spanish colonists who settled in Florida in 1565, long before Jamestown or Plymouth

Secrets of Spanish Florida – A Secrets of the Dead Screening

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 6:30pm

Join WXXI and its partner, Friends of Ganondagan, for a free screening of this film that follows a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians to reveal colonial America’s Spanish roots.

Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: Tell Them We are Rising

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 7:00pm

This film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. 

POV: Raising Bertie on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:00pm

Raising Bertie is an intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina.

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