The Storm that Swept Mexico
The Mexican Revolution, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century, not only changed the course of Mexican history, but also profoundly impacted its relationships with the rest of the world. This program looks at the complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution, influenced its course, and determined its consequences and legacy.
Saturday, September 29 at 11:00 p.m. on 8.1
POV "El Velador (The Night Watchman)"
10pm, Oct. 2
Martin is a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. Amid the turmoil of a drug war that has claimed more than 50,000 lives, ordinary existence persists in Mexico and quietly defies the dead.
Series: VOCES ON PBS - Celebrate the rich diversity of Latino life in this showcase of outstanding documentaries.
Fridays at 10pm
"Tales of Masked Men"
10pm, Sept. 28
Explore the fascinating, mysterious world of lucha libre and its role in Latino communities.
"Escaramuza: Riding From The Heart"
10pm, Oct. 5
Las Azaleas are a gutsy team of women rodeo riders vying to represent the U.S. at the National Charro Championships in Mexico — where “to be Charro is to be Mexican.”
10pm, Oct. 12
The fates of the three architects, now in their 80s, may get a second chance to revitalize their utopian project from 1961 to build the Cuban National Arts School.
10pm, Oct. 19
Follow one man’s journey to take his life story to the New York stage while battling his darkest demons.