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Best Movies and Shows Streaming on KCET in March

Looking to stream some of KCET's finest content? Here you'll find the dozens of classic films, documentaries, and diverse series that are currently streaming, as well as what will be streaming in the month ahead on kcet.org. You can also watch most content on the KCET app for Apple TV and Roku.

Click on the links below for more information or to start streaming right away!

Upcoming 

Sudden Fear — March 10

A successful Broadway playwright rejects a young actor as the lead in her new play. They meet later, she's swept off her feet and marries him.

Sudden Fear (Trailer)

The Beauty of the Devil — March 10

Approaching the end of his life, a prominent professor of alchemy makes a bargain with the Devil that will gain him youth, fame and riches in exchange for his soul.

Maidentrip — March 15

Fourteen-year-old Laura Dekker sets out — camera in hand — on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

Death in Paradise: Season 6 Premiere — March 16

Kris Marshall reprises his role as British Detective Inspector Humphrey Goodman, initially sent to solve the shocking murder of his predecessor, DI Richard Poole. 

Hangmen Also Die — March 17

This noir espionage thriller set in occupied Czechoslovakia revolves around the successful plot by the Czech Resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector "Hangman" Reinhard Heydrich, and the hunt by the Gestapo to track down the killers. 

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Hangmen Also Die

 

The Thief of Bagdad — March 17

One of the most imaginative of all silent movies, The Thief of Bagdad is a dazzling Arabian Nights adventure fantasy. Douglas Fairbanks is at his best as the dashing Ahmed, the thief who wins a princess. 

Los Wild Ones — March 22

The award-winning SXSW film "Los Wild Ones" follows the lives of Irishman Reb Kennedy - "the most infuriating, difficult man you can't help but love" - and the artists on his LA indie label, Wild Records. Wild is composed of young Hispanic musicians who write and perform '50s-style rock 'n' roll that insiders call a hybrid of rockabilly and punk rock. 

The Lady — March 24

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Jamaica Inn — March 24

In this dark period drama, a young woman discovers her uncles heads a gang of ship-wreckers and murderers under the secret patronage of the local squire, wickedly played by Charles Laughton. 

Chasing Madoff — March 31

Chasing Madoff is the compelling story of Harry Markopolos and his team of investigator's ten year struggle to expose the harrowing truth behind the infamous Madoff scandal.

Now Streaming

Documentaries

 

Trails of Muhammad Ali 

This film covers the explosive crossroads of Ali’s life. When Cassius Clay becomes Muhammad Ali, his conversion to Islam and refusal to serve in the Vietnam War leave him banned from boxing and facing a five-year prison sentence.

Black Ballerina 

"Black Ballerina" is a story of passion, opportunity, heartbreak and triumph of the human spirit. Set in the over- whelmingly white world of classical dance, it tells the stories of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet.

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Black Ballerina 

 

Duty of the Hour: Dr. Benjamin Hooks 

The story of Dr. Ben Hooks is an exploration of this nation's long, complex, and difficult history of race in America,  looking at Benjamin L. Hooks' rise from the streets of segregated Memphis to the national stage.

Black Women in Medicine 

"Black Women in Medicine" honors black female doctors around the country who work diligently in all facets of medicine, through first-hand accounts from a cross-selection of black female pioneers in medicine and healthcare.

Harvest of Empire 

This is a powerful documentary that exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today.

Bud Greenspan Remembers: The 1984 L.A. Olympics 

This documentary chronicles the highlights of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles.  Although the Soviet Union and Cuba boycotted the event, Romania defied the boycott and participated, as did the Republic of China. 

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Bud Greenspan Remembers: The 1984 L.A. Olympics 

American Jihadist 

What social, economic and political environments create the mindset of a Jihadist, especially an American one? "American Jihadist" is a look at militant Islam through the eyes of an American who fought for it.

Everything’s Cool 

"Everything's Cool" is a documentary that examines the divide between scientists and the general populace on the topic of global warming.

Dirty Gold War 

This film takes viewers behind the scenes of the luxury industry and those who are damned by dirty gold, from the native people to the activists who advocate for ethically responsible gold.

Girls of Daraja Trilogy

A trilogy of films that visit the students at Daraja Academy, a secondary school where remarkable Kenyan girls are given a chance to succeed.

Prison Songs 

In Australia’s tropical Northern Territory over 800 inmates squeeze into the overcrowded Berrimah Prison. Berrimah is filled mainly with Aboriginal inmates, who battle the dirt, rats, mosquitoes and unbearable heat. 

Into Harm's Way 

"Into Harm's Way" takes an honest and unflinching look at the shadow the Vietnam War continues to cast on surviving members of the West Point Class of 1967. 

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Into Harm's Way

 

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Series 

Miss Fisher's Mysteries 

The Honorable Miss Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman of the late 1920s operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous "lady detective" goes about her work with a pistol close at hand-and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer.

Huell Howser 

Huell mines the Golden State for its cultural riches. Watch episodes anytime.

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Huell Howser 

Janet King 

Watch the first episodes of Australian drama "Janet King." When senior crown prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave, she is thrust into the spotlight on a controversial case involving a senior-ranking police officer. 

Prisoners of War 

This series tells the story of three Israeli soldiers who were held captive for 17 years following their kidnapping while on a secret mission with their unit in Lebanon.

Artbound 

"Artbound" explores the arts and culture of Southern and Central California through articles, essays, and think pieces by more than 50 contributors in 11 counties.

Artbound Presents Studio A

"Artbound Presents Studio A" is an original music series showcasing the top musical talent with international appeal. 

Border Blaster 

"Border Blaster" is an original world music video series curated by renowned internet radio station Dublab. The 30-minute episodes are comprised solely of music videos from groundbreaking musicians from around the world. 

The Migrant Kitchen 

"The Migrant Kitchen" explores Los Angeles’ booming food scene through the eyes of a new generation of chefs whose cuisine is inspired by the immigrant experience.

Town Hall Los Angeles 

Through exclusive, intimate discussions with leaders from across the globe, perspectives and solutions of regional, national and international significance are discussed and shared with a group of Los Angeles' leaders. 

SoCal Connected 

"SoCal Connected" is KCET's weekly award-winning, prime time newsmagazine offering public TV and online viewers in-depth stories on the environment, economy, health, social and community issues, local history and other substantive topics. 

Tending the Wild 

"Tending the Wild" shines light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia, in the process developing a deep understanding of plant and animal life. 

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 Tending The Wild

 

California Coastal Trail 

Watch videos about the California Coastal Trail. The trail, over 1,000 miles in length, is within sight, sound, and smell of the ocean, and California has been building it from the carefree beaches of San Diego through the rugged, dramatic coastlines to the North.

City Walk 

 "City Walk" is a unique series that reveals the way walking is transforming cities across America, and in the process, re-connecting us to our bodies, our civic values, and public space.

Death in Paradise 

Set on the tiny island of Saint-Marie, Kris Marshall plays British Detective Inspector Humphrey Goodman, initially sent to solve the shocking murder of his predecessor, DI Richard Poole.

Lost LA 

Much of L.A.'s past is lost to history – but we can rediscover it in the region's archives. This series brings Southern California history to life by marrying archival materials with innovative forms of documentary storytelling.

Lost L.A. (Series Trailer)

 

Earth Focus 

"Earth Focus" is an environmental news magazine that features investigate reports on how changes to the Earth's resources and climate are affecting everyday people all over the world.

Father Brown 

Based on G.K. Chesterton's short stories, "Father Brown" follows a kindly cleric as he solves crimes in his community. 

Real Scenes: Mexico City
Real Scenes

Full Frame 

CCTV America's new weekly series features human interest storytelling, enlightening dialogue, and humanitarian issues embraced by leading cultural luminaries.

Mosaic 

"Mosaic" gathers news and current affairs from around the world, as experienced—and at times reported by—people on the ground. 

Real Scenes 

"Real Scenes" will take audiences across the globe, to Johannesburg, Tokyo, Mexico City, and more, documenting global electronic music culture through the eyes of its protagonists. 

Vera 

Vera is an experienced and brilliant murder investigator in the North East England county of Northumberland. 

Sound Tracker 

The world-touring rock star and musician Sami Yaffa explores the music of our little blue planet floating in space. Sami will travel to locations where rhythm and melody are essential to the cultures and meet people whose identities are inseparable from music.

The New Environmentalists 

"The New Environmentalists" share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. 

California Matters with Mark Bittman 

Cookbook author and former New York Times columnist Mark Bittman has come west to explore California and the food that's grown and made here with the University of California Global Food Initiative. 

Democracy Now! 

Watch segments from "Democracy Now!," an independent, noncommercial, global news hour produced each weekday, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan González.

 Democracy Now! Inauguration 2017 Coverage, Part 1
Democracy Now!

 

L.A. Tonight with Roy Firestone 

This special series of new half-hour interview shows, hosted by Emmy award-winning journalist Roy Firestone, features some of this century's most influential leaders in entertainment and sports.

Your Turn to Care 

This multi-platform series explores the challenges of, and offers solutions for, those caring for ailing or aging loved ones.

Live @ The Ford 

"Live @ the Ford" presents four live performances that celebrate the ways in which music and dance can cross boundaries and bring diverse audiences together. 

Dialogue with Doti 

"Dialogue with Doti" is a 30-minute monthly talk show profiling today's leaders in business, science, and the arts,  hosted by Chapman University president Jim Doti.