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What's New to Stream This October on KCET

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In the month of October, KCET continues to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with programs illuminating and honoring stories of the Latinx community. Also this month, KCET's award-winning originals Fine Cut and Artbound make their return with new seasons.

Many of these programs below are available to watch on the free PBS app.

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Citizen Hearst

Explore the life of William Randolph Hearst, who transformed how Americans get the news.
Trailer | Citizen Hearst

Trace the rise of William Randolph Hearst, who built the nation's largest media empire by the 1930s. Born into one of America's wealthiest families, he used his properties to achieve unprecedented political power, then ran for office himself. Watch Now.

Place to Stand

The story of how Jimmy Santiago Baca — a man with seemingly no future — became a celebrated poet, novelist and screenwriter. Uncover how the power of the written word lifted him from the violence and pain that had defined his early life. Watch Now.

SoCal Wanderer

Rosey finds some of the best Filipino-baked goods in town at Crème Caramel LA.
Crème Caramel LA

Join host Rosey Alvero as she explores Los Angeles neighborhoods guided by women business owners of color who are trailblazers in their community. Watch More.

Eliades Ochoa: Live at Casa de la Trova

The concert film "Eliades Ochoa: Live at Casa de la Trova" showcases the musicianship of Eliades Ochoa and his group, Cuarteto Patria. Watch Now.

Roadkill on Masterpiece - Tuesdays, 9 p.m.

Ambition knows no bounds. Hugh Laurie stars in the all-new political thriller Roadkill.
Official Preview

Ambition knows no bounds, nor does corruption in a political thriller written by David Hare and starring Hugh Laurie as a scheming UK government minister. Watch Now.

American Masters: Rita Moreno - A Girl Who Just Decided to Do It

Explore the life and 70-year career of the iconic Latina actor, performer and activist.
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It

Discover how Moreno defied her humble upbringing and racism to become one of a select group of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winners. Explore her 70-year career with new interviews, clips of her iconic roles and scenes of the star on set today. Watch Now.

Fine Cut: Season 22 – Wednesdays, 10 p.m.

"Fine Cut" is a collection of short films made by Southern California student filmmakers.
Fine Cut 2021 Preview

Watch a collection of short films from schools across Southern California, including, winners in the categories of Documentary, Narrative and Animation. Watch Now.

What's Coming Up

Saturday, Oct. 9

Weekend in Havana – 9 p.m.

Travel to Cuba’s vibrant, alluring and rapidly changing capital in "Weekend in Havana."

Join Geoffrey Baer as he travels to Havana, where dancers, musicians, architects and writers invite him into their lives to experience the color, culture and history of a beautiful and seductive city only recently re-opened to Americans. Watch Now.

Los Hermanos – 10 p.m.

Cuban-born brothers live on opposite sides of a geopolitical chasm a half century wide.
Extended Trailer

Virtuoso Afro-Cuban-born brothers, living on opposite sides of a geopolitical chasm, have a poignant reunion. See their momentous first performances together in this nuanced, often startling view of estranged nations through the lens of music and family. Watch Now.

POV: Fruits of Labor – 11:30 p.m.

In California, a Mexican-American teen goes to work when ICE raids threaten her family.
Trailer | Fruits of Labor

Ashley, a Mexican American teenager, dreams of graduating high school and going to college. But when ICE raids threaten her family, Ashley is forced to become the breadwinner, working days in strawberry fields and nights at a food processing company. Watch Now.

Sunday, Oct. 10

Out in Rural America – 4 p.m.

A look into the struggles and joys of being lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and genderqueer in rural America from a cultural, social, familial, and religious perspective. Watch Now.

The Imagen Awards – 5 p.m.

The Imagen Awards honor Latino contributions to television and film.
The 36th Annual Imagen Awards (Preview)

The Imagen Awards — Our Community: Diverse Talented and United — showcases Latino contributions in television, film, and streaming media. The Imagen Awards, now in its 36th year, will celebrate an array of Latino talent, celebrating achievements in television, film, and streaming media. Watch Now.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

34th Hispanic Heritage Awards – 8 p.m.

Celebrate Latinx excellence with Honorees Carlos Santana, Salma Hayek and more.

Celebrate Latinx excellence as Carlos Santana, Salma Hayek, Ivy Queen, Ron Rivera, Kali Uchis and Latina NASA Engineers receive the 34th Hispanic Heritage Awards. With performances by Juanes, Kali Uchis, Leslie Grace, Black Pumas and more. Watch Now.

Artbound: Season 12 – Wednesdays, 9 p.m.

"Artbound” examines Chicano music, the American West, Queer nightlife and art circles.
Artbound Season 12 (Preview)

For its 12th season, "Artbound" examines the life of Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara, one of Chicano rock 'n' roll's pioneers, the myths of the American West and the creative impact and legacy of the Queer art community in the 2000s. Watch Now.

Saturday, Oct. 16

Letters to Eloisa – 6 p.m.

"Letters to Eloisa" depicts the life of Author José Lezama Lima.
Trailer | Letters to Eloisa

A haunting portrait of a writer's life and struggle for artistic freedom, meet Cuba's Jose Lezama Lima, an all but forgotten figure of the Latin American literary boom that included Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Octavio Paz and Mario Vargas Llosa. Watch Preview.

Raising the Future: The Childcare Crisis – 9 p.m.

PBS NewsHour introduces: "Raising the Future, The Child Care Crisis"
Raising the Future, The Child Care Crisis

Explore the burden costly childcare places on families, travels to cities and states experimenting with new ways of providing childcare, and delves into the political battle brewing over the idea of federally funded universal childcare. Watch Now.

Independent Lens: Cured – 11 p.m.

When homosexuality was considered an illness to be “cured," LGBTQ activists fought back.
Trailer | Cured

When homosexuality was considered a mental illness to be "cured," renegade LGBTQ+ activists fought a powerful psychiatry establishment that had things dangerously backwards. Watch Preview.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

La Frontera with Pati Jinich – 8 p.m.

Get an early look at this new program featuring Pati Jinich. Coming in October.
First Look

Savor the sights, sounds and flavors of the U.S.-Mexico border alongside acclaimed James Beard Award-winning chef Pati Jinich as she experiences the region's rich culture, people and cuisine. Watch Preview.

Saturday, Oct. 23

American Experience: Becoming Helen Keller – 9 p.m.

Revisit the remarkable career and life of an icon who became a human rights pioneer.
Becoming Helen Keller

Revisit Helen Keller's rich career and explore how she perpetually put her celebrity to use to advocate for human rights in the pursuit of social justice for all, particularly women, the poor and people with disabilities. Watch Preview.

POV: La Casa de Mama Icha – 10:30 p.m.

Mama Icha returns home to Colombia, finding heartbreak and joy after decades in the US.
Trailer | La Casa de Mama Icha

Decades ago, Mama Icha moved to the United States to help her daughter, but she never lost sight of her hometown of Mompox, spending years sending money to build her dream house there. Now, at the end of her life, Mama Icha returns to Colombia. Watch Preview.

Sunday, Oct. 24

Independent Lens: Wildland – 12 a.m.

Wildland is a sweeping yet deeply personal account of a wildland firefighting crew.
Wildland - Trailer

Meet a single wildland firefighting crew as its members struggle with fear, loyalty, love and defeat all over the course of a single fire season. What emerges is a story of a small group of working-class men and the fire that lies between. Watch Now.

Hearts of Glass – 4 p.m.

A state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse gives meaningful employment for people with disabilities.

Secrets of the Dead: Season 19 – 9 p.m.

Part detective story, part true-life drama, "Secrets of the Dead" unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events.

Saturday, Oct. 30

American Veteran – Saturdays, 9 p.m.

American Veteran traces the veteran experience across the arc of American history.
American Veteran Preview

As recruits take the oath to serve, they leave the civilian world to become a soldier, sailor, marine, airman or woman. This is the start of their transformation. Narrated by TV host and former Marine Drew Carey. Watch Preview.

POV: Things We Dare Not Do – 11 p.m.

In a Mexican coastal village, 16-year-old Ñoño has a secret that defies gender norms.
Trailer | Things We Dare Not Do

Sixteen-year-old Ñoño lives what seems to be an idyllic existence with his loving family. But he holds a secret — he wants to live his life as a woman. Defying gender norms, Ñoño works up the courage to tell his family, a fraught decision in a country shrouded in machismo and transphobia. Watch Preview.

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