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Cultural Stories that Spur Change
Who doesn’t love a great story? So much can be learned, felt and expressed through storytelling. But, most importantly, stories can foster better understanding across cultural and social lines. This week on Full Frame, conversations with cultural storytellers who are spurring change.
When you bring up Eddie Huang’s name, a few things come to mind: chef, hip hop fan, T.V. host, rebel and storyteller.
Huang is the Taiwanese-Chinese American author who wrote, Fresh Off the Boat, a best-selling memoir, that inspired the hit American T.V. sitcom of the same name. It’s all about Huang’s life growing up as a young boy struggling to fit in in suburban Florida.
In the last few years, Huang has connected even more deeply with his Chinese culture and has chronicled the journey in his latest book, Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food and Broken Hearts in China.
Eddie Huang joins May Lee in the Los Angeles studio to talk about his new book.
On this episode, we talk with people who prove that simple ideas can foster change, make a profound impact and even save lives.
Carrie Ann joins May Lee in the Los Angeles studio to discuss her life, career, giving back, and how the power of dance can heal.
This episode meets with those who are breaking barriers and taboos in the world of arts and culture.
On this episode, we talk with some of the world’s brightest minds to discuss the importance of coming together and how human connections make a difference.
In this episode, we take a look at the tastiest, chicest and coolest innovations in sustainability.
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It’s the talk of Hollywood, but it’s not about the latest blockbuster.
Around the world, women often face gender inequality, oppression, even violence when it comes to their freedom and their rights. On this episode, we meet those who are determined to defy the odds and speak up for and in defense of women, worldwide.
For decades, individuals, groups, even governments have worked to end hunger around the globe. Now, the convergence of political wills, public and private partnerships and new avenues of funding mean this ambition, for the first time in human history, is truly possible. On this episode, "Full Frame" talks with those who want to see change in the world and are taking innovative and new approaches in the fight to eradicate global poverty.
The famous Renaissance man Leonardo Da Vinci once said that “simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication”. But could “simplicity” be used to solve major issues facing the globe like unsafe water, food shortages and a lack of basic education? On this episode, we talk with people who prove that simple ideas can foster change, make a profound impact and even save lives.
Sustainability is shaping trends all across the globe, from agriculture and fashion to architecture and gourmet dining. On this episode, we take a look at the tastiest, chicest and coolest innovations in sustainability.
Researcher/inventor Paul Stamets illuminates how fungi offer uniquely powerful, practical solutions we can implement now to boost the biosphere’s immune system.
The vast, strange, sometimes contradictory world of the urban desert and its people are explored in 11 public art exhibits and their respective locations scattered throughout Coachella Valley.KCET Original
Globally renowned playwright and activist Eve Ensler performs one act from her new "Fruit Trilogy."
This film explores the difficult choices that lead to trafficking of young women in Romania.KCET Original
Kenyan women have faced an epidemic of rape during the English military's 50-year stay in the Samburu region. Meet the women who run a community to support victims.KCET Original
In Mexico City, a graphic artist, a sculptor, a group of naked performance artists and a photographer disrupt the apathy of Mexicans towards femicide and their country’s rampant violence.
A film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin traces the ongoing legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth.