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California Now and Then

Friends and family recount the life and death of Latasha Harlins, the forgotten spark that ignited the ‘92 L.A. riots in “The Dope Years: The Story of Latasha Harlins”, a documentary from USC. UCLA’s “Frog Catcher” is inspired by the true story of a transgender man who develops a relationship with the wife of a wealthy businessman in 1876. Then, follow Guatemalan born “Doña Julia” through the streets of L.A. in a documentary from Cal State LA. Then, Blue and her twin Yellow adapt to separation in “Two”, an autobiographical animated film from CalArts.  Finally, a young girl finds a flower growing in her apartment complex, and her world is changed forever in “Sprout” an animated film from USC.  

This episode is only available within KCET and PBS SoCal's California service area.

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