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Woman in calavera face paint during Día de los Muertos | Photo from "Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead" ABs10
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56:18
Artbound

S10 E3: Dia de Los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Inspired by Oaxacan traditions, Dia de Los Muertos was brought to L.A. in the '70s as a way to enrich and reclaim Chicano identity. It has since grown in proportions and is celebrated around the world.
Season 10 Episode 1003
Where the Pavement Ends
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1:19:02
America ReFramed

Where The Pavement Ends

"Where the Pavement Ends" compares a 1968 dispute over a road blockade that separated the then white “sundown” town of Ferguson, Missouri from the neighboring black town of Kinloch.
Season 8 Episode 1
Jerry Dearly (Oglala Lakota) sings the "Songs for Adoptees." | From "America ReFramed: Blood Memory"
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Episode
56:09
America ReFramed

Blood Memory

A survivor of America’s Indian Adoption Era helps Native adoptees find their way home.
Season 8 Episode 7
Developmental biologist Bruce Lipton speaks on "Kamp Solutions: Beyond the Virus."
Episode
25:51
Kamp Solutions: Beyond The Virus

Bruce Lipton

Bruce Lipton, developmental biologist, tells Jurriaan Kamp that we are not victims of disease but creative masters of our own reality.
Episode 12
Two youths with Down Syndrome talk with candlelight in a still from "Nothing Down About It." | Fine Cut S21 Episode 3 still "Different Path"
Episode
54:40
Fine Cut

Different Path

Explore the future of filmmaking with films from USC, American Pavilion, LMU, CalArts.
Season 21 Episode 3
An older Asian man talks to reporters in a still from "A-Tien" | Fine Cut S21 Episode 2 still "Outsider"
Episode
54:55
Fine Cut

Outsider

Explore the future of filmmaking with short films from NYFA, USC, Cal State LB and USC.
Season 21 Episode 2
Carla Jay Harris "Sphinx," 2019. Archival pigment print. Two panels, 40 x 30 in. each. The work features a beautiful Black woman wearing a dark blue dress kneeling down in a golden meadow under a starry sky and bright orange sun. | Courtesy the artist
Article
Artbound

Now More Than Ever: The Need for Alternative Cultural Spaces

Learn more about the spaces filling the holes left behind by the historically white-centric L.A. art world.
Aerial view of Watts Towers Arts Center | Still from "Watts Towers Arts Center" ab s11
Article
Artbound

Stretching Out into the Community: Five Key Watts Artists Who Helped Shape American Art

Meet the core artists who were the vanguards of the West Coast edition of the Black Arts Movement: Betye Saar, Noah Purifoy, John Outterbridge and Jayne Cortez.
Mural at Mafundi Institute | Still from "Broken Bread" Watts
Article
Artbound

As If I was Carrying a Gun: Art and Surveillance in 1960s Watts

An arts movement emerged in ‘60s Watts. In response, federal and local law enforcement enacted counterinsurgency programs that infiltrated and co-opted Black arts and culture institutions and surveilled and targeted activists, artists and community member
The Blessing | Credit The Blessing (c)
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1:10:24
America ReFramed

The Blessing

"The Blessing" follows a Navajo coal miner raising his secretive daughter as a single father, struggling with his part in the irreversible destruction of their sacred mountain at the hands of America's largest coal producer.
Season 8 Episode 8
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