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Latino Americans | Pastures of Plenty/ My Land is Your Land Medley Lila Downs performs her song, Pastures of Plenty/My Land is Your Land Medley #LilaDowns #LatinoAmericans #PBS

Latino Americans | Series Trailer Broadcast Premiere: September 17 & 24, 2013 & October 1, 2013 on PBS Through its people, politics and culture, LATINO AMERICANS tells the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the gradual construction of a new American identity from diverse sources that connects and empowers millions of people today. #LatinoAmericans #PBS #Latino #documentary #LatinosPBS #film

Latino Americans | Episode 3 | War and Peace Trailer Premiering Tuesday, September 24, 8-10 p.m. ET on PBS Service during the war allows Latinos to make unprecedented gains in civil rights but the journey is far from over. #documentary #film #LatinoAmericans #PBS #Latino #WWII #civilrights

Latino Americans | Episode 5 | Prejudice and Pride Trailer Premiering Tuesday, October 1, 8-10 p.m. ET on PBS In the 1960s and 1970s a generation of Mexican Americans, frustrated by persistent discrimination and poverty, find a new way forward, through social action and the building of a new "Chicano" identity. #documentary #LatinosPBS #chicano #DoloresHuerta #CesarChavez #civilrights

Latino Americans | Episode 6 | Peril and Promise Trailer Premiering Tuesday, October 1, 8-10 p.m. ET on PBS From Cuba a second wave of refugees to United States -- the Mariel exodus -- floods Miami . The same decade sees the sudden arrival of hundreds of thousands of Central Americans (Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and Nicaraguans) #documentary #latinos #latinosPBS #PBS #LatinoAmericans

Latino Americans | Episode 4 | The New Latinos Trailer Until World War II, Latino immigration to the United States was overwhelmingly Mexican-American. Now three new waves bring large-scale immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic. #LatinoAmericas #PBS #LatinosPBS #Latino #documentary #film

Latino Americans | Excerpt | Gloria Estefan Gloria Estefan discusses her Cuban heritage and how it is an influence on her music. Growing up in Miami, she fused pop music with Cuban music to get her signature sound. #GloriaEstefan #PBS #LatinosPBS #LatinoAmericans #documentary #Latino

Latino Americans | Excerpt | Rita Moreno Rita Moreno discusses her role as Anita in the classic musical "West Side Story" for which she won an Academy Award - making her the first Latina. #RitaMoreno #LatinoAmericans #LatinosPBS

Directed by María Agui Carter, REBEL is the story of Loreta Velazquez, Confederate soldier turned Union spy. She was dismissed as a hoax for a hundred and fifty years, but new evidence shows Loreta, a Cuban immigrant from New Orleans, was one of an estimated 1000 secret women soldiers of the American Civil War. #AmericanCivilWar #PBS #film #documentary #history #Latino #womenhistory #herstory #movie #Rebel #VOCES #indiefilm

REPORTERO premieres January 7th on @PBS through @POV! REPORTERO (directed by Bernardo Ruiz) follows a veteran reporter and his colleagues at ZETA, a Tijuana-based muckraking weekly, as they stubbornly ply their trade in what has become one of the deadliest places in the world to be a journalist. #Reportero #movies #trailers #PBS #film #documentary #Mexico #Zeta #journalism #Latino

Director Natalia Almada follows Martin, the night watchman of one of the most ornate cemeteries in northern Mexico, where drug lords and corrupt cops are laid to rest. A documentary spawned from violence, EL VELADOR shows the end result of a chronic societal crisis. But Almada's approach is poetic, not sociological, filled with striking surreal images of elaborate mausoleums that disrupt the pastoral landscape. EL VELADOR premieres September 27th on @PBS through @POV!

'John Leguizamo: Tales From A Ghetto Klown' Premieres July 13, 2012 on the PBS Arts Summer Festival Directed by Ben De Jesus, 'Tales From a Ghetto Klown' profiles the renowned actor/playwright John Leguizamo and his unorthodox rise to success, while capturing his struggles to mount his latest one-man show on Broadway. #JohnLeguizamo #TalesFromAGhettoKlown #PBS #PBSarts #PBSArtsSummerFestival #Latino #Documentary

MARIACHI HIGH documents a year in the life of competitive high school mariachi musicians in the top-ranked ensemble Mariachi Halcon in the small border town of Zapata, Texas -- a flash point for the complex issues facing the fastest-growing ethnic group in the US. MARIACHI HIGH airs in June on the PBS Arts Summer Festival!

The documentary PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE, by Ari Luis Palos and Eren McGinnis, illustrates what motivates Tucson High School students and teachers to form the front line of an epic civil rights battle. #Arizona #PreciousKnowledge #ethnicstudies

Directed by Esau Melendez, 'Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream' is a feature documentary film about the modern immigrant rights movement. In particular, it is the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago, who fought her deportation. #immigrantion #immigrantrights #deportation

In the documentary 'Paraiso fo Sale', filmmaker Anayansi Prado returns to her homeland in to document the effects the fast-growing migration of American retirees and developers to Bocas del Toro is having on the local community. #Panama

Produced by Kelly Sheehan and Ilana Trachtman, 'Mariachi High' documents a year in the life of competitive high school mariachi musicians in the top-ranked ensemble Mariachi Halcon in the small border town of Zapata, Texas -- a flash point for the complex issues facing the fastest-growing ethnic group in the US. 'Mariachi High' will premiere in June 2012 as part of the PBS Summer Arts Festival!