Week of November 18th, 2019

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Life From Above | Moving Planet

Available Thursday, November 21st

Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective. Our planet is constantly on the move; from individual animals to powerful weather systems. Follow an elephant family struggling through drought and marvel as thousands of Shaolin Kung-Fu students perform in perfect synchronicity.

 

NOVA | Look Who’s Driving

Available Thursday, November 21st

After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads around the world. As ambitious innovators race to develop what they see as the next high-tech pot of gold, some experts warn there are still daunting challenges ahead, including how to train artificial intelligence to be better than humans at making life-and-death decisions. How do self-driving cars work?

 

Nature | Okavango: River of Dreams – Episode 1: Paradise

Available Thursday, November 21st

Experience the wildlife of the Okavango Delta, an unlikely oasis and lush paradise in Southern Africa that connects and supports a wide array of creatures. Lions chase elephants, who chase hippos, who chase crocodiles. F. Murray Abraham narrates.

 

American Masters | Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous

Available Saturday, November 23rd

Explore the life of the celebrated artist whose luminous color field paintings helped define the abstract expressionist movement, which shifted the art world epicenter from Paris to New York. Featuring original scenes with Alfred Molina.

 

Songwriting with Soldiers

Available Saturday, November 23rd

Celebrate a unique collaborative of professional artists working with veterans and families to tell stories of war and the return home through lyrics and song. This concert special celebrates music with the power to heal and bring diverse people together.

 

Austin City Limits | H.E.R.

Available Monday, November 25th

Enjoy an unforgettable hour with 2019 Grammy Award-winning R&B sensation H.E.R.. The singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist plays tracks from her self-titled album and numerous EPs.

 

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Austin City Limits | St. Vincent

Expries Sunday, December 15th

Enjoy a visually and sonically stunning hour with Grammy-winning art-rock performer St. Vincent. The groundbreaking singer-songwriter-guitarist and her band perform songs from her acclaimed LP Masseduction.

 

VOCES | Porvenir, Texas

Expires Thursday, December 19th

Discover the true story behind the 1918 massacre of 15 Mexican men in this tiny border town. 100 years later, the film asks what led to the events of that fateful night and reveals the tensions that still remain along the border a century later.

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