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.
Discover how cranberries and pumpkins became fall fundamentals with Samantha Brown and Chris Packham. Catch gangs of turkeys and rare bird art. Peek into the world of nighttime critters with Bob Poole.
Explore Las Vegas and its deep-rooted Chinese community, from the Strip's neon-lit casinos to modest shopping malls. Chef Marcus Samuelsson learns about diverse food traditions and meets a new wave of chefs transforming their parents' cuisine.
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.