Voces on PBS
Tales of Masked Men (#101)
Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. Simultaneously, lucha libre is contributing a lasting cultural idiom to America's pop culture landscape. [56 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: Celebrate the rich diversity of Latino life in this showcase of outstanding documentaries.
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Children of Giant (#201)
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El Poeta (#203)
These episodes of Voces on PBS aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.