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Up Heartbreak Hill | POV | PBS

Duration: 03:14
Program: P.O.V.
Broadcast Date: Jul. 20, 2012

Find out more at ??www.pbs.org "Up Heartbreak Hill" will air July 26, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A documentary film by Erica Scharf. Thomas and Tamara are track stars at their rural New Mexico high school. Like many teenagers, they are torn between the lure of brighter futures elsewhere and the ties that bind them to home. For these teens, however, home is an impoverished town on the Navajo reservation, and leaving means separating from family, tradition and the land that has been theirs for generations. Erica Scharf's 'Up Heartbreak Hill' is a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern. Check out the 2012 season trailers at ??www.youtube.com and ??www.pbs.org

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Post Date: July 20, 2012