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Acclaimed director Rodney Evans ("Brother to Brother" and "The Happy Sad") takes viewers on a personal journey as he ponders how the deterioration of his vision will impact his life and work as a filmmaker. Interviewing blind and low vision artists — a photographer, a dancer and a writer— Evans embarks on a quest to learn how other artists have continued to create art and how their journeys might serve as inspiration for his own.
"Enter the Faun" is the culmination of an intensive two-year collaboration between Tamar Rogoff and Gregg Mozgala, a young actor with cerebral palsy. As a choreographer, Tamar had always been interested in exploring the body, with non-dancers as well as dancers. Because of his disability, Gregg lived his life out of balance; always concerned about his body — in relation to others and in relation to himself.
The Peabody Award-winning film about DJ Savarese (“Deej”), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a “profoundly disabled” foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Will Deej be able to find freedom for himself and others like him?
"Intelligent Lives" follow three young adults with intellectual disabilities: Micah, Naieer and Naomie, who, with the support of family, educators and colleagues, work toward a future marked with increased inclusion and independence. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor, Chris Cooper, who, through the story of his late son Jesse, expands our understanding of a person’s potential beyond their IQ.
Alexandria, Jake, Caitlin and Veronica, ages 5 to 15, reveal what it’s like to live with physical disabilities. Their parents search out nurturing opportunities where they are accepted and feel valued, from clinical services and adaptive skiing to a unique after-school dance program in Queens, New York. The students prepare for an exciting spring dance recital made possible by the dedicated involvement of parents, teenage volunteer helpers, choreographers and physical therapists who believe in them and support their dreams.
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.KCET Original
Britain targets Saudis over the death of Jamal Khashoggi as it puts human rights abusers in the crosshairs of its first unilateral sanctions after Brexit.KCET Original
Hundreds of protesters are arrested in Hong Kong, the first to be taken into custody under a contentious new security law.KCET Original
Combo Chimbita, PONGO, Rebeca Lane, OKZharp & Manthe Ribane, Leon Vynehall and Yasmine Hamdan.KCET Original
The global demand for oil and gas has long-lasting impacts on the communities that supply it.KCET Original
Helena is given a four-match suspension for pushing the opposing team's coach after he groped her. Helena must decide if she wants to appeal the decision and go public with the assault or stay quiet and let Michael take control of the team for a month.
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 blazingly original drama about how a boy and a cylinder full of explosives can overcome any obstacles life puts in their way.