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Farewell Ferris Wheel
Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love. But rising expenses and changes in U.S. labor patterns mean this national pastime is nearly extinct. "Farewell Ferris Wheel" is an inside look at the struggles of an industry trying to stay alive by employing Mexican migrant workers with a controversial visa.
Carmen Castillo is a first-term city councilwoman who maintains her full-time job as a hotel housekeeper. She advocates for the working families in her community, many of whom work multiple jobs to stay afloat. Castillo, who came to the U.S. in 1994 from the Dominican Republic with three daughters in tow, believes that working families should earn a wage sufficient to allow them to live in dignity.
"Town Hall" casts an unflinching eye at Katy and John, two Tea Party activists from the battleground state of Pennsylvania who believe America's salvation lies in a return to true conservative values.
"American Dreams Deferred" follows New York University graduate student William Caballero, who is juggling family with the challenges of breaking the cycle of issues that has kept relatives from reaching their dreams. He turns the camera on his Puerto Rican-American family to examine U.S. health care and culture, and to explore his and family’s dreams. It begs the ultimate question: who attains their American Dream?
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Around the world, local organizations are finding creative ways to empower young women.KCET Original
The global fight against the coronavirus is sent to stage at the UN General Assembly; as world leaders call for unity, the U.S. President blames China for the pandemic.KCET Original
The satirical trio, Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas and Herbert Siguenza report from their homes.KCET Original
Few modern cities evoke as much division as Tel Aviv, with its reputation as a laid-back party town in a hotbed of conflict and turmoil.
A hotel worker in India living in abject poverty becomes obsessed with a swimming pool located on a luxurious estate. When he becomes acquainted with the family who lives there, his life is changed forever. A winner at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
Carmen Castillo is a first-term city councilwoman who maintains her full-time job as a hotel housekeeper. She advocates for the working families in her community, many of whom work multiple jobs to stay afloat.
Stephanie Kelton, economist, talks with Jurriaan Kamp about the role of money in society and why we should not be concerned about the national debt.