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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 1, Hidden in the Genes
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates uses DNA detective work to solve deep family mysteries for actor Rebecca Hall and producer/director Lee Daniels—uncovering close relatives whose names they had never heard before and revealing new aspects of their own identities. Along the way, Gates takes a nuanced look at the history of “pa...
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2, Activists Roots
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the family trees of Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill, introducing two women who’ve made profound sacrifices for social justice to the ancestors who made sacrifices for them. Using DNA and the historical record, Gates rediscovers lost heroes, telling stories of African Americ...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 3, Children of Exile
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the poignant roots of chef David Chang and actor Raúl Esparza—two men whose families fled their homelands to live in exile, never to return. From war-torn cities in North Korea to shark-infested waters off the shores of Cuba, Gates sets off to recover the stories of individuals who ca...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 4, Things We Don't Discuss
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates helps actors Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn decode scandals and secrets hidden within their roots, traveling from small-town England to the American frontier, revealing stories that their ancestors went to great lengths to conceal—and celebrating the virtues of accepting one’s family members,...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 5, Mexican Roots
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the deep Mexican roots of talk show host Mario Lopez and comedian Melissa Villaseñor, uncovering ancestors stretching back to the 1500s. Weaving together stories of migratory farmers, Spanish Conquistadors and Native Americans, Gates conjures up personal histories of diverse, sometimes...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 6, Fighters
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates traces the roots of actors Terry Crews and Tony Danza, two men who overcame adversity, revealing they aren’t the first in their families to beat the odds through sheer force of will. From impoverished Italian villages to slave plantations in rural Georgia, long-lost records reveal individuals w...
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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John Kerry on How Washington Has Changed Since 1985
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(Bloomberg, 2022), 1 min
U.S. Climate Chief John Kerry talks about how Washington has changed since he first arrived in 1985 as a senator. He's on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." This was recorded Jan. 26 in Washington.
(Bloomberg, 2022), 1 min
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Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 1, Join or Die (1706-1774)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 54 mins
Leaving behind his Boston childhood, Benjamin Franklin reinvents himself in Philadelphia where he builds a printing empire and a new life with his wife, Deborah. Turning to science, Franklin's lightning rod and experiments in electricity earn him worldwide fame. After entering politics, he spends years in London t...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 54 mins
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Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2, An American (1775-1790)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
Benjamin Franklin leaves London and returns to wartime Philadelphia where he joins Congress and helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence. In Paris, he wins French support for the American Revolution then negotiates a peace treaty with Britain. He spends his last years in the new United States,...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
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