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Finding Your Roots, 7, Forgotten Journeys
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke and Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the family trees of actor John Legiuzamo and writer/producer Lena Waithe, introducing them to ancestors whose stories were lost when their families moved to the United States. Using a mix of documents and DNA, Gates guides his guests on journeys from Spain to Colombia to the Caribbean, c...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke and Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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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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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 8, Songs of the Past
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presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke, Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates uncovers the long-hidden roots of Broadway stars Nathan Lane and Leslie Odom, Jr., introducing them to relatives whose names and birthplaces they’ve never heard before. With only a handful of clues to guide him, Gates leads his guests back to unexpected places in Ireland, Barbados, and Africa,...
presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke, Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 9, Watchmen
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presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Carrie Nelson, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the family trees of actor Regina King and writer/producer Damon Lindelof--the creative forces behind Watchmen, a visionary television series about America’s tortured racial past. Though they come from very different backgrounds, King and Lindelof discover that they have more in common...
presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Carrie Nelson, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 10, Where Did We Come From?
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presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Carrie Nelson, WETA Productions, Inkwell Films, McGee Media and Kunhardt Films, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates helps news anchor Erin Burnett, fashion journalist Andre Leon Talley, and actor Amy Carlson retrace the perilous journeys that shaped their family trees. From war-torn France to a witch trial in Sweden to a North Carolina slave plantation, each discovers the places their ancestors once called hom...
presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Carrie Nelson, WETA Productions, Inkwell Films, McGee Media and Kunhardt Films, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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