Arts and Culture

American Experience: Freedom Riders

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 9:00pm

From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives by simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South.

American Masters' Marvin Gaye: What's Going On

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 4:00pm

Marvin Gaye challenged and transformed black music, leaving an indelible mark on our cultural landscape.

American Experience: Soundtrack for a Revolution on WXXI-TV

Mon, 05/09/2011 - 9:30pm

This film tells the story of the American Civil Rights movement through its powerful music -- the freedom songs protesters sang  as they fought for justice and equality.

Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/08/2011 - 10:00pm

This documentary gives a behind-the-scenes look at the celebrated production of The Bonesetter’s Daughter.

Celebrate Earth Day with Online Screening of Garbage Dreams

Thu, 04/21/2011 - 9:00pm

Exclusive Screening on PBS' Independent Lens Fan Page on Facebook and Livestream

SECRETS OF THE DEAD: China's Terracotta Warriors

Thu, 03/22/2012 - 9:00pm

The extraordinary story of China’s 8,000 terracotta warriors.

Independent Lens: Marwencol on WXXI-TV

Tue, 04/26/2011 - 10:00pm

After a vicious attack, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in Marwencol, a miniature World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Mon, 05/02/2011 - 8:00pm

WXXI is proud to present the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Masterpiece Classic: South Riding on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/01/2011 - 9:00pm

A lively heroine arrives in Depression-era Yorkshire to shake up education at a school for girls.

5 Questions for Gro Shetelig Kruse

When you step outside and hear birdsong, you know you’re hearing a kind of natural music.