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KCETLink Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Compelling Documentaries Beginning September 16

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KCETLink Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Compelling Documentaries Beginning September 16

New Documentary "Reinventing Cuba" Airing Sept. 23 On KCET and Link TV Looks To The Future Of Cuba As Diplomatic Ties With The US Are Restored

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"Reinventing Cuba" courtesy of CCTV

Watch a promo for "Reinventing Cuba: http://bit.ly/1UBNs0C

BURBANK, Calif. - Sept. 10, 2015 - KCETLink Media Group, a leading national independent, non-profit, public broadcast and digital network, will broadcast three compelling documentaries throughout September highlighting the Hispanic community with topics ranging from religion, art and sports to human migration, biotechnology and entrepreneurship. These thought-provoking documentaries examine the influence of the Hispanic community on history, culture and traditions that affect everyone.

Beginning Sept.16, an online Hispanic Heritage Month hub on KCET.org will feature the selected programming as well as a series of articles, news stories and video segments about the Hispanic arts community, history of the Hispanic community and ongoing social issues in the community.

Below please find the lineup of Hispanic Heritage Month Programming for September:

OUR AMERICAN FAMILY: THE BARRERAS 
Wednesday, September 16 at 10 p.m. PT on KCET

OUR AMERICAN FAMILY: THE BARRERAS provides a compelling narrative of unwavering commitment to family from the darkness of a coalmine in New Mexico to vibrant beauty under the California sun.

ADELANTE
Wednesday, September 16 at 10:30 p.m. PT on KCET

ADELANTE is a documentary about St. Patrick's Church in Norristown, PA where Mexican immigrants revitalized a dilapidated Irish-Catholic church.

REINVENTING CUBA (Part of LINK VOICES)
Wednesday, September 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on KCET in Southern California and Link TV nationwide (DirecTV Channel 375 and Dish Network Channel 9410)

This documentary delves into baseball, art, entrepreneurship, healthcare and medicine in Cuba. The film is part of LINK VOICES, the weekly series of diverse, provocative documentaries that inform, inspire and challenge viewers to impact change.

JUSTICE FOR MY SISTER
Friday, October 2 at 9 p.m. PT on KCET 

One Guatemalan woman encounters many obstacles during her three-year battle to prosecute her sister's killer and in the end emerges as a leader in her community.

To learn more, please visit kcet.org. Join the conversation on social media using #HispanicHeritage.

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ABOUT KCETLINK MEDIA GROUP 
KCETLink Media Group is a national independent, non-profit, public broadcast and digital network that provides high-quality, culturally diverse programming designed to engage the public in innovative, entertaining and transformative ways. With a commitment to independent perspectives, smart global entertainment, local communities, and opportunities for engagement and social action, KCETLink depicts people and the world through a lens unavailable elsewhere in U.S. media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, KCETLink content is distributed nationally via satellite on Link TV - DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network channel 9410 - and on KCET in Southern and Central California via broadcast and cable, as well as through various digital delivery systems. For additional information about KCET and Link TV productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.

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