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Unfinished Spaces (#103)

View the turbulent history of Castro's Cuba through the prism of the Cuban National Arts Schools. [56 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Celebrate the rich diversity of Latino life in this showcase of outstanding documentaries.

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  • 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]

  • Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart (#102)

    A team of first-generation Mexican American girls construct their identities through a romanticized equestrian tradition, while facing challenges at home, and escalating violence in Mexico. [56 minutes]

  • Lemon (#104)

    This documentary profiles three-time felon, one-time Tony Award-winner Lemon Anderson, an acclaimed Puerto Rican American poet who broke out on Broadway in Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam. Lemon's life personalizes the anguish of men, clinging to the margins of society, but fighting for something more. [56 minutes]

  • Children of Giant (#201)

    The timely examination of racial prejudice in the 1955 American dramatic film "Giant" is explored. [86 minutes]

  • Now En Espanol (#202)

    The lives of the five Latina actresses who dub "Desperate Housewives" into Spanish are explored. [56 minutes]

  • El Poeta (#203)

    Mexican poet Javier Sicilia ignited an international movement for peace after the murder of his son. [56 minutes]

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