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Sometimes We Must Interfere & More on PBS, SEPTEMBER 19 - 25, 2022
CONVERSATIONS ON CONFRONTING INHUMANITY
Sometimes We Must Interfere
three-part series of events will explore America’s response to the
Holocaust and other historic traumas; the reckoning we must face when
wholesale bigotry and violence are unmet; and what can be done today
to stand against those who would injure entire populations in the
name of extremism, greed, and hate.
The three-part documentary The
U.S. and the Holocaust examines the rise of Hitler and Nazism in
Germany in the context of global antisemitism and racism, the eugenics
movement in the United States, and race laws in the American South.
Part 1 (encore
presentation): Monday at 9:30pm
Part 2: Tuesday, September 20, at 8pm; encore at 10:22pm
Part 3: Wednesday, September 21, at 8pm; encore at 10:15pm
Mamie Lang Kirkland left
Mississippi at seven years old to escape racial violence and would not
return to the state until a century later. In this documentary, Mamie
tells the story of her journey four years later, at 111 years old. Winner
for Best Documentary at the Harlem International Film Festival in 2021.
Experience the story of
seamstress Esther who begins writing to a mysterious suitor laboring on
the Panama Canal. Featuring a libretto by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn
Nottage, this powerful opera is directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher.
Get ready to head back to
Amsterdam as Van der Valk returns for a second season. The
detective is called in to investigate the grisly and theatrical murder of
a lawyer. As a discovered cryptic note leads to further murders, Van der
Valk and his team must race to uncover the truth before the killer can