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AMERICA REFRAMED

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Through the lens of 26 independent films, America ReFramed tells the many stories of a transforming American culture and its broad diversity. In these weekly 60 or 90 minute independent films, the series takes an unfiltered look at relevant domestic topics (healthcare, immigration, the workplace, and politics) with personal storytelling tied to programming social themes.

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America Reframed's CLASS OF '27 Wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award Photo America Reframed's CLASS OF '27 Wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2017

The acclaimed documentary Class of '27 has won an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism, it was announced today by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Filmed in the hollows of Appalachia, on native lands of the Upper Midwest and in West Coast migrant ...
Award-Winning Documentary Series AMERICA REFRAMED Announces its 2018 Black History Mo Photo Award-Winning Documentary Series AMERICA REFRAMED Announces its 2018 Black History Month National TV Premieres
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2018

America ReFramed, an award-winning documentary series co-produced by partners WGBH/Boston and American Documentary (producers of the acclaimed POV series), explores America's ever-changing socio-cultural landscape. Following each TV premiere, FREE streaming will be offered via worldchannel.org and a...
Latino Public Broadcasting Launches Web Series STORYBORED USA Today Photo Latino Public Broadcasting Launches Web Series STORYBORED USA Today
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2018

Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), the WORLD Channel and KQED today announced the launch of Storybored USA, a new web series designed to empower diverse youth and millennials to tell their stories through creative arts and media. The ten-part series launches today at www.youtube.com/worldchannel with...
AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE Celebrates 10th Anniversary Photo AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE Celebrates 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2018

AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE Celebrates 10th Anniversary...
21c Oklahoma City Presents 'Pop Stars! Popular Culture And Contemporary Art' Photo 21c Oklahoma City Presents 'Pop Stars! Popular Culture And Contemporary Art'
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

Opening on Thursday, April 26 with a special lecture by featured artist Fahamu Pecou, Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art demonstrates the dominance of the popular as today's ubiquitous culture and illuminates the intersection of the sacred and the secular in multimedia depictions of who...
AMERICA REFRAMED: DEEJ is the Recipient of a 2017 Peabody Award Photo AMERICA REFRAMED: DEEJ is the Recipient of a 2017 Peabody Award
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

Public Television's AMERICA REFRAMED has won its first Peabody Award, announced today by the Peabody Board of Jurors. Its 2017 presentation, Deej, which had its national broadcast premiere on the AMERICA REFRAMED documentary series on WORLD Channel is among a very select group of honorees as part of...
Nine Documentaries Selected for the Peabody 30 Photo Nine Documentaries Selected for the Peabody 30
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2018

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed today nine winners in the Documentary category for programs released in 2017. The honorees, part of the annual Peabody 30, include stories that give insight to the lingering grief of communities after mass shootings, the impact of climate change on Earth's...
Odyssey Impact Illuminates & Challenges Societal Issues, Winning a Peabody Award in t Photo Odyssey Impact Illuminates & Challenges Societal Issues, Winning a Peabody Award in the Process
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Odyssey Impact and its production company Transform Films announced today a series of awards, upcoming films and growth for the Spring into Summer 2018. The national non-profit organization – that has won an unprecedented nine major awards including a 2018 Peabody Award and 2017 Venice International...
BWW Speaking Out: Creating a New American Operatic Canon Photo BWW Speaking Out: Creating a New American Operatic Canon
by Richard Sasanow - June 20, 2018

Why do we need a program to train opera composers and librettists? Mozart and Da Ponte--together, creators of LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, DON GIOVANNI and COSI FAN TUTTE--didn't go through training programs!...
BWW Speaking Out: Creating a New American Operatic Canon Photo BWW Speaking Out: Creating a New American Operatic Canon
by Richard Sasanow - June 20, 2018

Why do we need a program to train opera composers and librettists? Mozart and Da Ponte--together, creators of LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, DON GIOVANNI and COSI FAN TUTTE--didn't go through training programs!...
Human-Migration Themed Films To Launch Season 3 of Doc World on Public Television's W Photo Human-Migration Themed Films To Launch Season 3 of Doc World on Public Television's WORLD Channel & PBS Platforms
by TV News Desk - June 20, 2018

Today on World Refugee Day, public television's WORLD Channel announces the lineup of films for season 3 of Doc World, a series that showcases stories that dive deep into the heart of international issues, giving viewers a chance to understand the lives and concerns of people beyond U.S. borders. Th...
POV to Broadcast Sundance Favorites 306 HOLLYWOOD and MINDING THE GAP for 31st Season Photo POV to Broadcast Sundance Favorites 306 HOLLYWOOD and MINDING THE GAP for 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

POV recently acquired the U.S. broadcast rights for306 Hollywood by Elan and Jonathan Bogarín.  The film will join POV's early 2019 schedule with AmDoc/POV Co-production Minding the Gap by Bing Liu, which announced last week a Hulu Originals acquisition for an August 2018 theatrical and streaming re...
Wisconsin Inmate In Mass Incarceration Film Wins Release After Denied Parole 7 Times Photo Wisconsin Inmate In Mass Incarceration Film Wins Release After Denied Parole 7 Times
by Movies News Desk - August 17, 2018

Baron Walker, featured in the award-winning documentary MILWAUKEE 53206, has received parole and was released today in Milwaukee, after serving more than 22 years in a Wisconsin prison, Odyssey Impact announced today. Walker grew up in zip code 53206, which incarcerates the highest proportion of Afr...
Public Television's WORLD Channel Announces Lineup for Season Three of Doc World Photo Public Television's WORLD Channel Announces Lineup for Season Three of Doc World
by TV News Desk - September 05, 2018

On World Refugee Day, public television's WORLD Channel announced the lineup of films for season 3 of Doc World, a series that showcases stories that dive deep into the heart of international issues, giving viewers a chance to understand the lives and concerns of people beyond U.S. borders. The firs...
Raul Esparza Will Star in Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Photo Raul Esparza Will Star in Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Classic Stage Company will begin its 2018-2019 season with an unsettlingly timeless work: Bertolt Brecht's allegorical depiction of the rise of fascism, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Today CSC announced that four-time Tony Award nominee and Law and Order: SVU alum Raul Esparza will star as the A...
Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Photo Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2018

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week....
CSC Offers Election Night Ticket Discount For THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starri Photo CSC Offers Election Night Ticket Discount For THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2018

Classic Stage Company will offer discounted tickets to the Election Night (November 6) performance of Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui....
Full Cast Announced For Classic Stage Company's New Production Of THE RESISTIBLE RISE Photo Full Cast Announced For Classic Stage Company's New Production Of THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, A TIMELESS ALLEGORY ON THE RISE OF FASCISM
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2018

Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. Directed by John Doyle, this comical yet di...
Montreal's Collectif9 Releases NO TIME FOR CHAMBER MUSIC Photo Montreal's Collectif9 Releases NO TIME FOR CHAMBER MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2018

Montreal's trailblazing 9-piece classical string band, collectif9 releases its sophomore album featuring music by and inspired by Gustav Mahler. Satirical and serious, frivolous and intense, No Time for Chamber Music delves into rich and complex musical textures with original and intimate arrangemen...
Montreal's Collectif9 Releases NO TIME FOR CHAMBER MUSIC Photo Montreal's Collectif9 Releases NO TIME FOR CHAMBER MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2018

Montreal's trailblazing 9-piece classical string band, collectif9 releases its sophomore album featuring music by and inspired by Gustav Mahler. Satirical and serious, frivolous and intense, No Time for Chamber Music delves into rich and complex musical textures with original and intimate arrangemen...
Gregg Mozgala Joins Queens Theatre Staff as Director of Inclusion Photo Gregg Mozgala Joins Queens Theatre Staff as Director of Inclusion
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2019

Queens Theatre announces that Gregg Mozgala has accepted the position of Director of Inclusion at the Flushing Meadows Corona Park performing arts center....
Cast And Creatives Announced for LIFE AFTER At The Old Globe Photo Cast And Creatives Announced for LIFE AFTER At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the American premiere of Life After, a rapturously beautiful and stirring new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Britta Johnson. The Globe's own Barry Edelstein directs, with choreography by Ann Yee. Life After will run March 22 - Apr...
La Jolla Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, and National Disability Theatre Join Forces For Photo La Jolla Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, and National Disability Theatre Join Forces For Performance Outreach Program, New Work, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the appointment of National Disability Theatre (NDT) Co-Executive Directors Talleri A. McRae and Mickey Rowe as the Playhouse's 2019/2020 Artists-in-Residence....
Sarah Treem's Play THE HOW AND THE WHY Starts the Second Half of the Dragon Season Photo Sarah Treem's Play THE HOW AND THE WHY Starts the Second Half of the Dragon Season
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2019

Two evolutionary biologists, one a graduate student, the other an established leader in her field, meet for the first time. What follows is a smart, complex work about men and women, genetics and genius, and the overwhelming power of biological connection. Part of the 2nd Stages Series....
THE UNAFRAID Highlights DACA Youth Caught in Immigration Reform Battle on AMERICA REF Photo THE UNAFRAID Highlights DACA Youth Caught in Immigration Reform Battle on AMERICA REFRAMED
by TV News Desk - August 20, 2019

This fall, America ReFramed, the Peabody-award winning documentary series from American Documentary, Inc. and WORLD Channel, shines a light on National Hispanic Heritage Month as it takes audiences behind the headlines and into the lives of three Latinx DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) ...