The Fascinating True Story of American William Morgan,
Who Rose to the Rank of Comandante in the Cuban Revolution
THIRTEEN’s American Masters series and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series join forces for the first time to explore the life and work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero
(September 5, 1917-September 13, 2012), a Mexican American, born and raised in segregated Mesa, Arizona, who had an extraordinary international photography career. Premieres nationwide Friday, September 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during National Hispanic Heritage Month.
(LOS ANGELES, CA) – Latino Public Broadcasting announced today that season four of VOCES, the Latino arts and culture documentary showcase series, will premiere in spring 2015 with three new broadcasts on Fridays at 10:00 p.m. ET from April 17 to May 1, 2015 on PBS.
Awards Go to 8 Projects for Broadcast and New Media
A Leader in Nurturing the Next Generation of Diverse Media Makers, the NMC Partners with Futuro Media Group in Creation of New Documentary Series
(Los Angeles, CA) September 4, 2014 – Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) will premiere new online short films on PBS.org as part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Río Grande is an animated short from award-winning Chicano media artist John Jota Leaños and the three-part New American Girls profiles three “DREAMers,” part of the estimated 1.8 million young adults brought to the U.S. as children by undocumented parents who remain stuck in limbo, without a pathway to citizenship. These new shorts will be available for online viewing at http://www.pbs.org/specials/hispanic-heritage-month/, premiering on September 15.
The Festival Returns for Third Year, June 16 – July 31
(Arlington, VA) May 29, 2014 – Today, PBS announced that 25 short films will be part of the third annual PBS Online Film Festival, June 16 – July 31, 2014. The PBS Online Film Festival showcases diverse films from Independent Lens and POV and collaborations with public television producers, including the Center for Asian American Media, Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) and Vision Maker Media.
Awards Go to 9 Projects for Broadcast and New Media
Los Angeles, CA (December 17, 2013) — Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), a non-profit organization funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, announces nine, newly funded programs as part of its 2013 Public Media Content Fund. The initiative invites independent producers to submit proposals on Latino-themed programs or series for funding consideration.
Investigative Look at the Life and Mysterious Death of Pioneering Journalist Ruben Salazar to Premiere on PBS on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM ET
RUBEN SALAZAR: MAN IN THE MIDDLE examines the life and mysterious death of pioneering journalist Ruben Salazar. At the heart of the story is Salazar’s transformation from a mainstream, establishment reporter to primary chronicler and supporter of the radical Chicano movement of the late 1960s. Killed under mysterious circumstances by a law enforcement officer in 1970, Salazar became an instant martyr to Latinos — many of whom had criticized his reporting during his lifetime. Adding to the Salazar mystique is that the details of his death have been obscured in the ensuing four decades.