Monday, September 19, 2022

Sometimes We Must Interfere & More on PBS, SEPTEMBER 19 - 25, 2022

Sometimes We Must Interfere


The U.S. and the Holocaust


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.



100 Years From Mississippi


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.



Intimate Apparel



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.



Lucy Worsley



How did the Black Death change Britain? Lucy Worsley examines the latest science and explores how the vast death toll affected religious beliefs, class structure, work, and women.