More than 660 streaming video titles that focus on indigenous perspectives and points of view. A comprehensive resource of documentaries, feature films and shorts made by and for indigenous people and communities. Primary content focus: Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand.
Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one. Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990.
Profiles the language of Hawaiʻi's working people in its rise from plantation jargon to a source of island identity and pride. Born on sugar plantations and spoken by more than half of Hawaiʻi's population, Pidgin captures multi-ethnic Hawaiʻi's heart and soul.
In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, this program traces the history and experiences of Chinese in the U.S., from the Gold Rush in California and the building of the Transcontinental Railroad, to the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act which barred their entry into the country. Multiple programs available.
Stories told through reminiscences and commentary by famous, and not so famous, residents of Honolulu, along with never-before-seen archival footage and little-known facts about the city, all contributing to a vibrant, entertaining, enlightening look at Honolulu.
"With war fears rising, a Council for Inter-racial Unity [was] organized in Honolulu in 1939 in support of Hawaii's large Japanese-ancestry community. On December 7, 1941, they sprang into action. Where 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry were relocated from the west coast and interned, a behind-the-scenes battle for justice and equality--reaching as far as the White House--set Hawaii on a different course"
This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale.