Hispanic Heritage Month

WXXI celebrates Hispanic Heritage
with a strong slate of new and encore
programming that features Hispanic
Americans who have enriched our nation.
We invite you to join us by tuning in.

Coming Up

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:00pm
This film captures a complex aspect of the Vietnam War: the legacy of Latino veterans and their families during the conflict.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
See how a routine of tea and pastries has sustained five Chilean women through 60 years of change.
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tune in to celebrate the great American music created by Latinos.
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 9:00pm
President Trump is ending a program that allowed some young, undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States. For some, that may mean the end of a dream of going to college.
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
Now en Español offers an inside look at the challenges faced by many Latino actors while offering a warm and engaging portrait of five gutsy women as they follow their dreams against all odds.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Meet renowned Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who ignited an international movement for peace after the brutal murder of his 24-year old son
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sixty years after production began on George Stevens’ classic Giant, this documentary returns to Marfa, Texas
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:00pm
Established by the White House in 1988 to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month in America, the 30th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards are among the highest honors by Latinos for Latinos, and are supported by 40 national Hispanic-serving institutions.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:00am
Create closes out Hispanic Heritage Month with a special marathon of the Emmy- and James Beard Award nominated series, Pati's Mexican Table, including a sneak-peek at season six!

Ongoing

This film captures a complex aspect of the Vietnam War: the legacy of Latino veterans and their families during the conflict. Watch On-Demand
Stories of the realities of seeking education for yourselves and your children when you are undocumented.
World War II is a watershed event for Latino Americans with hundreds of thousands of men and women serving in the armed forces — but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States. Watch On-Demand (In English & Spanish)
 Resources from the PBS Latino-Americans, a three-part documentary series chronicling the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos over the past 500 years. Watch Online in English or Spanish

Recently

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:30pm
For over a decade filmmaker John J. Valadez searched for the remains of Joaquin Murrieta, a legendary Mexican outlaw who blazed a trail of revenge across California until he was caught and decapitated in the summer of 1853.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 9:00pm
Beyond La Bamba tells the story of two young direct inheritors of son jarocho, Mexico’s oldest musical tradition, who are separated from their families to chase their dreams.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Playing like a street mural come to life, My Neighborhood: Pilsen is a look at the cumulative power of decades of work by the predominantly Mexican-American working class Chicago community of Pilsen.
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:00pm
Enjoy two iconic works from the country's premier Latino dance company
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 9:30pm
Stories of the realities of seeking education for yourselves and your children when you are undocumented.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Meet immigrant activist Angy Rivera, the country’s only advice columnist for undocumented youth.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
Can soccer help girls from low-income areas succeed on and off the field?
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.
Friday, January 6, 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.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 10:00pm
Concierto host Frank Dominguez presents a special holiday edition of the national bi-lingual program that features music by Spanish and Latin American composers and performers presented in English and in Spanish.

 

Hispanic Heritage Month

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