To Breathe as One | KCET
To Breathe as One
Every five years, 30,000 people gather in Estonia to join voices and form the largest choir in the world at the national song festival Laulupidu.
"To Breathe as One" explores the Estonian Song Festival through the eyes of the San Francisco-based Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, one of the few American choirs invited to participate.
Music has played an integral role in Estonians maintaining strength for over 150 years. The film reveals how singing is not just a means of cultural expression, but a defining part of identity.
For 22 years, loyal diners have been flocking to the beloved Jun Won in Koreatown where Owner Yong Won Jun brings much more than just Korean BBQ to his hungry customers. In the midst of success, however, the Jun family is faced with a grueling challenge.
For Chefs Debbie Michail and Wafa Ghreir, food is a way to link back to their Middle-Eastern culture. To have the opportunity to enjoy their meals is to gain an understanding of Middle-Eastern traditions.
The Yurok, Karuk, and Hupa peoples have maintained a close relationship with the Klamath River. They have secured traditional fishing rights and mobilized against the threats of dams and agriculture, setting an example for Native environmental rights.