NEW HALF-HOUR TRAVEL / ADVENTURE SERIES “MY AMERICAS” COMING TO PBS STATIONS IN FALL 2004
(Atlanta, GA) This fall, public television viewers will go on the adventure of a lifetime with MY AMERICAS, a lively new half-hour series that takes viewers on a fascinating journey into the rich cultural and spiritual life of Latin America. Each week, Roberto Alcaraz and Leticia Vásquez, two young Mexican Americans who alternate as hosts, travel to a different region of Latin America
NEW YORK--Public Television stations throughout the United States will present SOUNDMIX: FIVE YOUNG MUSICIANS in the fall of 2004 (check local listings). The one-hour special tells the stories of five diverse young musicians, ages 11 through 19, whose emerging identities have been uniquely shaped by a range of American musical styles.
From Mural Painters to Break Dancers to Spoken Word Poets Latino Artists Take Center Stage in Special Six-Part Series
Austin, TX — VISIONES: LATINO ART & CULTURE is the first PBS series to focus exclusively on Latino artistic expression in the United States. This landmark presentation will examine the nation’s diverse Latino communities and how they have been able to keep their artistic expressions alive while creating new and unique visions that contribute to art in America.
Washington, D.C., March 1 , 2004 -- As America continues to wrestle with the changes to the world after 9/11, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today launched a major initiative to advance the national debate on the most pressing issues of the day, Robert T. Coonrod, CPB President and CEO announced.
“In these extraordinary times, it’s worth remembering that public broadcasting was established to create in-depth and quality television programming that informs, engages, and enriches the national dialogue,” Coonrod said.
Los Angeles (January 2004). The Latino Public Broadcasting funded documentary FARMINGVILLE made it's theatrical premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival and left with a Special Jury Prize as the festival came to a close in Park City, Utah. FARMINGVILLE was awarded the Special Jury Prize out of 46 documentary feature films accepted into the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. LPB Chairman Edward James Olmos proudly announces the recognition bestowed by the Sundance Documentary Jury to the film directed and produced by Catherine Tambini and Carlos Sandoval.