Hispanic Heritage Month

WNED celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting the diversity of voices and experiences within the Hispanic and Latino/a communities.

Hispanic Heritage Programming on WNED-TV | Tune In

Latino Americans | Series Preview

LATINO AMERICANS is a three-part, six-hour documentary series.


Latino Americans
Monday - Thursday
September 16-19 & 23-24
at 4am


Buen Provecho - Florida's Spanish Flavor | Trailer

¡Buen Provecho! Florida's Spanish Flavor is a one hour documentary explores Florida's Spanish roots through its cuisine, while blending historical narrative with delicious recipes and vibrant locations. The documentary will premiere in celebration of the 500th anniversary of Ponce De Leon's arrival in Florida.


Buen Provecho - Florida's Spanish Flavor

Saturday, September 21
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VOCES

Porvenir, Texas | Preview

Discover the story behind the 1918 massacre of 15 Mexican men in this tiny border town. Airing Saturday, September 21 at 5:30pm.

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Porvenir, Texas #303 | Preview
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Porvenir, Texas #303 | Preview

Voces
Saturdays, September 21 - October 5
at 5:30pm


Compadre Huashayo | Preview

Inspired by the Ecuadoran huashayo, an individual appointed to hire musicians for a special celebration, classical composer Gabriela Frank decided to recreate a traditional Western composition and use only South America's native instruments. The resulting piece, "Compadre Huashayo," is a lively and and intriguing cultural blend of tone and style. COMPADRE HUASHAYO follows this story.


Compadre Huashayo
Saturday, September 28
at 3am


VOCES

Children of Giant | Preview

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Explore the making of Giant and its examination of Anglo/Mexican-American relations.


Voces on PBS “Children of Giant”
Saturday, September 28
at 3:30pm


Stephen Fry in Central America | Preview

A fascinating and entertaining four-part documentary which follows actor, comedian and writer Stephen Fry as he embarks on a remarkable road trip through Central America. It’s an adventure that takes him through Mexico and the entire central American Isthmus to Panama, taking in some of the oldest civilizations on the planet – Maya, Aztec and Olmec.


Stephen Fry in Central America #101 – 104
Monday, September 30
from 1am - 5am


Ballet Hispanico | Preview

Two seductive works from the nation’s celebrated Latin-American dance company.


Ballet Hispanico
Wednesday, October 2
at 3am


Yo Soy Actor | Trailer

Promotional trailer for the documentary film, Yo Soy Actor, examining the lives of actors by profiling Troy Pryor of Chicago (USA) and Yarlo Ruiz of Havana, Cuba.


Yo Soy Actor
Wednesday, October 2
at 4:30am


modern dance troupe

Pedro Ruiz: Coming Home
In January 2011, acclaimed New York City choreographer Pedro Ruiz returned to his native Cuba for an unprecedented collaboration: Ruiz worked with Cuba's premiere modern dance troupe, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba, to create a dance about Cuba.


Pedro Ruiz: Coming Home
Saturday, October 12
at 3pm


Weekend In Havana | Preview

Travel to Cuba’s vibrant, alluring and rapidly changing capital in "Weekend in Havana."


Weekend In Havana
Saturday, October 12
at 4:30pm


Hispanic Heritage Awards

Hispanic Heritage Awards | Preview

Join the country’s highest tribute to Latinos by Latinos. The Hispanic Heritage Awards will honor five to seven individuals or organizations doing outstanding work in a variety of fields to benefit the Hispanic and Latino community in the United States and abroad. The evening will feature award presentations for each of these honorees, as well as featured musical performances.


The Hispanic Heritage Awards
Saturday, October 12
at 5:30pm


Wonders of Mexico | Trailer

Journey across Mexico to discover its amazing wildlife and culture.


Wonders of Mexico
#101 - 103
Monday, October 14
from 1 – 4pm


Re-Evolution: The Cuban Dream | Preview
Diving into the streets of Havana, RE-EVOLUTION: THE CUBAN DREAM introduces a social worker, an ethnographer, and three artists. Their stories provide unique perspectives on how Cuba is shaped by an ongoing culture of revolution that is more nuanced than meets the eye. This program is the first in an eventual four-part series which will explore pillars of Cuban society that are drastically evolving today.


Re-Evolution: The Cuban Dream
Saturday, October 19
at 4:30pm


Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution | Trailer

Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution tells the virtually unknown story of Cuban revolutionaries Frank País and Jose Antonio Echeverría.

Working largely independently from each other, these young men—a school teacher and architecture student, respectively—played critical roles in the eventual overthrow of dictator Fulgencio Batista.


Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution
Saturday, October 19
at 5pm


Start Hispanic Heritage Month with a Celebration of Hispanic Artists

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the contributions of Hispanic artists across genres and time. Here are six individuals who have drawn from their culture to create artistic visions.

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Raul Julia: The World's a Stage

American Masters

Inside Look | Raúl Juliá

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Get an inside look at Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage from American Masters and VOCES.

Raul Julia mesmerized audiences and fellow actors alike. This film from American Masters highlights his journey from Puerto Rico to Broadway, and then Hollywood, with commentary from so many actors whose lives were changed by seeing themselves represented by Julie onstage and onscreen.


Rita Moreno Has the Time of Her Life on Stage and Screen

PBS NewsHour

Rita Moreno has the time of her life on stage and screen

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Rita Moreno has the time of her life on stage and screen

The PEGOT (Peabody, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award) winner is an absolute treasure. Actress and singer Rita Moreno fought typecasting and industry pressure to go on to be the first Latino to win an Oscar, Tony, Emmy and a Grammy. Moreno gives her Brief But Spectacular take on a lifetime in show business in this 2015 PBS NewsHour segment. And sit tight, a documentary about Rita Moreno is in the works.


Johnny Rodriguez: The First Major Mexican American Country Music Star

Country Music

The First Major Mexican-American Country Music Star

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Johnny Rodriguez would become the first Mexican-American to be a major country music star.

Johnny Rodriguez loved mariachi and was drawn to the country music songs of Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, and Jimmie Rodgers. Singing in both Spanish and English, he went on to have 15 consecutive Top 10 hits. Rodriguez is one of the many stories you'll hear in Ken Burns' latest film: Country Music.


Linda Ronstadt on Latin Music USA

Latin Music USA

The Legends: Linda Ronstadt

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"Making that record just helped cement my personality back together again."

Speaking of country music stars, Linda Ronstadt rose to stardom as a rock and roll singer then as a country singer before connecting with the music of her childhood. In this clip from Latin Music USA, Ronstadt talks about finding her voice and how making "Canciones de mi Padre," a Spanish-language record, "helped cement [her] personality back together again."


We Like it Like That

America ReFramed

We Like It Like That

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Exploring 1960s music history when Bugaloo defined a new generation of urban Latinos.

Before boogaloo songs were sampled in today's popular music, they were the sound of a new generation, of the previously unheard voices of urban multi-cultural artists in New York. Just try to watch this America ReFramed documentary without breaking into a dance.


Residente on Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits

Residente

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Join a musical world tour with Puerto Rican superstar Residente.

This Austin City Limits performance from 2013 remains one of our favorites. The energy stays high from start the finish as Residente presents songs from his debut solo album as well as hits from his Calle 13 catalog.