‘Independent Lens’ follows health care providers in rural Southwest

“Independent Lens” returns Monday, April 8, at 9 p.m. with a new gripping, heart-wrenching documentary about one facet of America’s health care crisis.

“The Providers” follows three rural medical professionals in rural New Mexico who work at clinics that offer care for all, regardless of ability to pay amidst both a physician shortage and opioid epidemic. And amidst personal struggles that reflect those of their patients, the journeys of these providers unfold as they work to reach those who would otherwise be left out of the healthcare system. Given intimate access, the film shows the transformative power of providers’ relationships with marginalized patients.

 

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'Breakthrough' unravels the history of our world's transcendent ideas

Take a mind-blowing journey through human history using six iconic objects that we often take for granted in "Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World" each Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. on Arizona PBS.

American Masters highlights the photogenic storytelling of Garry Winogrand

Discover the life and work of Garry Winogrand, the epic storyteller in pictures who harnessed the serendipity of the streets to capture America during meteoric, oft-turbulent change in a new American Masters biography Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. on Arizona PBS.

Season 8 of 'Death in Paradise' brings more quirky island mysteries

Saint Marie's favorite displaced detective is back for an eighth season of criminal mysteries and other craziness as detective inspector Jack Mooney is back for more "Death in Paradise" Saturday nights at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.