February 18, 2009 9:00 pm
The work of the American dance pioneer and choreographer who brought ballet techniques to the Broadway stage.
April 8, 2009 9:00 pm
Scott Hicks' acclaimed 2007 film on a year in the life of the modern experimental composer.
May 27, 2009 9:00 pm
From the first Chinese-American film produced in 1916, to Ang Lee's triumphant Brokeback Mountain nine decades later, this films brings together a group of actors, writers, directors -- and iconic film images -- to examine Chinese contributions to an industry that was often ignorant and dismissive about race. Such artists as Wayne Wang, Joan Chen, David Henry Hwang, Nancy Kwan and Amy Tan share their experiences of being "the other." These stories and film clips from more than 90 films -- some dating back to the 1890s -- weave a rich tapestry and complex history.
June 10, 2009 9:00 pm
The work of the legendary rock musician and his artistic and intellectual transitions over the decades.
July 1, 2009 9:00 pm
A retrospective on the famed radio personality and author centering on A Prairie Home Companion.
September 2, 2009 9:00 pm
An account of Dalton Trumbo, a powerful motion picture screenwriter who refused to succumb to the stigma of the Hollywood "blacklist" and rose to prominence once again.
October 14, 2009 9:00 pm
The folk music career of Joan Baez and the progressive movements she both participated in and influenced.
December 28, 2009 9:00 pm
The author of 'Little Women' is an almost universally recognized name whose reputation as a morally upstanding New England spinster masked a literary double life.