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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 9, Italian Roots
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, Megan Shub, fl. 2016 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of talk show-host Jimmy Kimmel and actors Marisa Tomei and John Turturro, introducing them to ancestors who made immense sacrifices to bring their families from Italy to America.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, Megan Shub, fl. 2016 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1, The Swamp
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directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
The Swamp tells the dramatic story of humanity's attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of nature's most mysterious and unique ecosystems. Home to a profusion of plants and animals found nowhere else on the continent, the Everglades was an immense watershed covering the southern half of the Florida penins...
directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
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Country Music, Episode 1, The Rub (Beginnings –1933)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012, Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 52 mins
After centuries of percolating in America’s immigrant and racial mix, particularly in the American South, what was first called “hillbilly music” begins reaching more people through the new technologies of phonographs and radio.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012, Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2, Mystery Men
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves empowering.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 4, The Bombing of Wall Street
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Michael Rossi, fl. 2005 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Educational Foundation and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
The Bombing of Wall Street tells the story of an early act of terror that remains unsolved today and sparked a bitter national debate about how far the government should go to protect the nation from acts of political violence.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Michael Rossi, fl. 2005 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Educational Foundation and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7, The Chinese Exclusion Act
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directed by Ric Burns, 1955- and Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984, Robin Espinola, fl. 1996, Ric Burns, 1955-, Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Nat Rosa, fl. 2015 and Greg Sorin, fl. 2014, Steeplechase Films, Center for Asian American Media, New-York Historical Society and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 hours 40 mins
Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens.
directed by Ric Burns, 1955- and Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984, Robin Espinola, fl. 1996, Ric Burns, 1955-, Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Nat Rosa, fl. 2015 and Greg Sorin, fl. 2014, Steeplechase Films, Center for Asian American Media, New-York Historical Society and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 hours 40 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11, The Eugenics Crusade
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directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of campaign to breed a “better” American race, tracing the rise of the movement that turned the fledgling science of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.
directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
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Big Picture, Fourteen Points
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produced by Media Rich, in Big Picture (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich, 2018), 4 mins
On January 8, 1918 Woodrow Wilson rose before Congress to outline his blueprint for a new world order. His Fourteen Points address was a bold statement of American idealism. It helped bring an end to World War I, but failed to secure the just and lasting peace that the president envisioned.
produced by Media Rich, in Big Picture (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich, 2018), 4 mins
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Water Trilogy, Stolen Paradise
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directed by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011; produced by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, in Water Trilogy (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 30 mins
Aside from the technical details of reservoir site selection and the engineering virtuosity of dam and aqueduct construction, this film is concerned with putting contemporary circumstances into historical context and asks 'how did we get here?' Interviews with tribal members reveal the abiding sense of stewardship...
directed by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011; produced by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, in Water Trilogy (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 30 mins
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America: Promised Land, Part 2
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directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
America: Promised Land chronicles the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States, anchored by interviews with descendants of ancestors and geographical imagery that showcases the history of how America was populated. Sparked by the Industrial Revolution, a wave of migrants flood the United...
directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
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