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American Graduate Programming

180 Days: Hartsville
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2pm
Experience a Southern town’s efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in public schools. 

Is School Enough?
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 6pm
Examine a new frontier that could reshape education — connecting students to the wider world. 

Schools That Change Communities
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10am & 4pm
A suburban California school district, a mid-western college town & a college campus in the heart of the South are working together to stop hate & intolerance. 

America ReFramed: If You Build It
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 8pm
See designers-educators-activists offer a compelling and hopeful vision for a new kind of classroom.

Facing Forward: A Student’s Story
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6pm
What's it like getting schooled in Cleveland? 

Independent Lens: The Graduates
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 7pm
Explore the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis. 

Race to Nowhere
Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6pm
The heartbreaking stories of students pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve. 

Go Public: A Day in the Life of an American School
Friday, June 5, 2015 at 8am & 2pm
A single day in an urban public school district, from sun up to long after sundown. 

The Rule
Friday, June 5, 2015 at 9:30am & 3:30pm
See how St. Benedict's Prep school delivers an astounding success rate. 

Our Time Is Now
Friday, June 5, 2015 at 6pm
A coming-of-age documentary following six New Mexico teenagers as they strive to finish high school. 

180 Days: A Year in the Life of an American High School
Part 1: Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 8pm
A team of teachers and school leaders deal with teenagers and pressures on the administration. 

Central Standard: On Education
Part 1 & 2 Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 5pm
"On Education" follows five ways to get into high school. 

P.O.V.: American Promise
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 10pm
Follow two students as they make their way through one of the most prestigious private schools in the nation. 

Dropping Back In
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2pm
Inspiring stories of former dropouts telling their personal stories. 

Medicine Game
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 4pm
Two brothers from the Onondaga Nation driven to beat the odds and play lacrosse for national powerhouse Syracuse University. 

America ReFramed: Where God Likes to Be
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 8pm
Follow three young protagonists over the course of a summer that marks a turning point in all of their lives. 


Gay and Lesbian Pride Month

Independent Lens: We Were Here
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7pm

The arrival of what was then called the "Gay Plague" in San Francisco in the early 1980s.

The Campaign
Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7pm
The Campaign is a human drama that follows ordinary people compelled by a passionate belief in equality to go far beyond their everyday selves. 

Independent Lens: Love Free or Die
Monday, June 15, 2015 at 8pm
Faith, love, marriage, homosexuality and the Episcopal Church collide in the first openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire. 

Facing Fear
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 9pm
Retrace the haunting accounts of an attack and the startling revelation that brought two men together again.

Independent Lens: The New Black
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7pm
See how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue. 

Anyone and Everyone
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 7pm
The stories of families from Utah to North Carolina and Wyoming to New York, all connected by a common thread - a gay child. 

I Am
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 8pm
Chronicle the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, eleven years later, to re-open what was once home.

America ReFramed: A Self-Made Man
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 8pm
The story of Tony Ferraiolo, who as an adult, successfully transitioned from being female to male.

Global Voices: Tales of the Waria
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 9pm
This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam. 

AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange—The Abominable Crime
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7pm
A story about a mother's love for her child and an activist's love for his country. 

P.O.V.: Out in the Night
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 8pm
A group of African-American lesbians were violently threatened by a man on the street. 

The Day It Snowed in Miami
Monday, June 29, 2015 at 7pm
A chronology of the LGBT-rights movement focusing on its early days during the Anita Bryant campaign. 

Australian Story: On the Precipice
Monday, June 29, 2015 at 8:30pm
The search for the truth of what happened on a trip to a Sydney beach one sunny day in 1988.

America ReFramed: Before You Know It
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8pm
BEFORE YOU KNOW IT celebrates the bold and brave lives of active gay senior citizens who have witnessed unbelievable change in their lifetimes

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