The Separate Cinema Archive is the most extensive private collection of African American film memorabilia in the world, documenting over a century of Black contributions to the industry. It will be on view soon at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
On his first-ever expedition to Siberia, George witnesses the alarming effect of melting permafrost, visits a 12,000-year-old dog, and camps out with reindeer herders on the chilliest night of his life.
Swirl into the world of maple syrup with Vivian Howard. Take a trip to Maine's Fryeburg Fair, discover the magic of caterpillars and learn more about the birds soaring across New England skies each fall.
As an enslaved woman in the south, Biddy Mason was valued highly because of her knowledge in herbal medicine, but as a free woman in Los Angeles, Mason became a boundry-breaking midwife, nurse and philantropist.
The traditional narrative of the Watts Uprisings suggest that businesses fled from the chaos, but the story of Operation Boostrap suggests a wholly different story. Through their work, Operation Boostrap uplifted the community.
Nicknamed “Architect to the Stars,” African American architect Paul R. Williams was one of the most successful architects of his time. But at the height of his career he wasn’t always welcome in the buildings he designed because of his race.
"Tending Nature" shines a light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how the state's Native peoples have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia.
This season features six half-hour episodes showcasing a collection of short films from schools across Southern California, including, winners in the categories of Documentary, Narrative and Animation.
Thanks to the lingering aftereffects of the New Deal and the post-WWII boom, development in Los Angeles was in full swing in the 1960s. A tidal wave of development would begin to rumble through the sleepy neighborhood.