Two Saxophone Players from UCLA

'Lost Angels' Takes a Closer Look at Life on Skid Row

 

When he was working as 2nd unit director on "The Soloist," Thomas Napper caught a glimpse of a world most people probably find frightening and avoid at all costs -- Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. However, during the two-year course of making the documentary film "Lost Angels," Napper realized that Skid Row is as much a community brought together by friendship and caring as it is by the common misfortunes of drug addiction, violence, and mental illness. He spoke to Madeleine about the film and some of its characters.

 

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Jazz City

For decades Los Angeles has existed in the shadows of New York and Chicago when it comes to jazz, but that's now changing. L.A.'s jazz scene is on the upswing. Meet the people, places and sounds that are putting L.A. jazz back on the map. 

  • 2019-07-18T04:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-18T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-20T05:30:00-07:00
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The News Blues

The LA Times may have found its savior in Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, but how will the other local newsrooms in LA be rescued? SoCal Connected reports on one of the craziest years for local news in Southern California. Premieres October 9th at 8:00pm.

  • 2019-07-23T13:00:00-07:00
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Out of Bounds

One of the nation's top high school athletes was on a path to the NFL, but instead became the poster child for what's wrong with L.A.'s mental health system. "SoCal Connected" documents the life and times of Dorsey High's Antonio Carrion.

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Divide and Conquer

Gerrymandering is one of the most effective tools to manipulate an election and guarantee a win. "SoCal Connected" profiles how some local governments have used political borders to dilute minorities' power, and what is being done about it. "SoCal Connected" won its first (and KCET's second) Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism for its work on this episode. 

  • 2019-08-06T13:00:00-07:00
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Blood Money

A look at the profiteering behind two of America's fastest growing diseases affecting millions of Californians.

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