Arizona PBS celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebrate the experience, heritage and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through the month of May.

Independent Lens
“Try Harder”

Monday, May 2 at 9 p.m.

San Francisco’s Lowell High, one of the best public schools in the country, draws high achievers from across the city into a fiercely competitive universe. Follow seniors as the pressure to impress admissions officers at elite universities intensifies.

American Masters
“Waterman – Duke: Ambassador of Aloha”

Tuesday, May 10 at 8 p.m.

Narrated by Jason Momoa, discover the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku. He shattered swimming records and globalized surfing while overcoming racism in a lifetime of personal challenges.

American Masters “Tyrus Wong”

Tuesday, May 17 at 9 p.m.

Discover the art, life and enduring impact of Tyrus Wong, the renowned Chinese-American painter behind Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause, via new and never-before-seen interviews, movie clips and art. Wong once exhibited with Picasso and Matisse.

American Experience “Plague at the Golden Gate”

Tuesday, May 24 at 8 p.m.

As television’s longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation.

A graphic for the Arizona PBS news show,
airs April 13

This week on Horizonte!

Illustration of columns of a capitol building with text reading: Arizona PBS AZ Votes 2024
airs April 16

Arizona PBS presents candidate debates as part of ‘AZ Votes 2024’

Graphic for the AZPBS kids LEARN! Writing Contest with a child sitting in a chair writing on a table and text reading: The Ultimate Field Trip
May 12

Submit your entry for the 2024 Writing Contest

The Capital building with text reading: Circle on Circle: Robert Lowell's D.C.
May 2

An evening with ‘Poetry in America’

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