40 Years after Groundbreaking Lawsuit, Documentary Examines the Unwanted Sterilization of Mexican Immigrant Women at a Los Angeles County Hospital
A Story of Immigration, Childhood and Circumstance
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.