Week of November 4, 2019

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Finding Your Roots | Hollywood Royalty

Available Wednesday, November 6th

Three actors born into Hollywood royalty discover branches of their family trees that have been hidden from the public eye--and meet a cast of characters every bit as dramatic as the people they themselves have played on camera.

 

Nature | The Serengeti Rules

Available Thursday, November 7th

Travel back in time, from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools, with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology. Based on a book of the same name, The Serengeti Rules had its theatrical premiere at Tribeca Film Festival and has won awards at the 2018 Wildscreen Panda Awards and Jackson Hole Science Media Awards.

 

Wild Metropolis | Commuters

Available Thursday, November 7th

In a modern migration, animals travel in and out of cities to find food, shelter or to start a family. See if the secret to success in a fast-changing world is commuting.

 

Great Performances | Now Hear This “Handel: Italian Style”

Available Saturday, November 9th

Before becoming the most famous composer of his time, George Frideric Handel gained a lifetime of experience in Italy. Scott Yoo returns to Italy to follow in Handel’s footsteps, taking in the art, architecture, fashion, food, wine, light and landscape that, even beyond Italian music, shaped this German composer for the rest of his life.

 

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Austin City Limits | Sam Smith / Anderson East

Expires Sunday, December 1st

Relish an hour of blue-eyed soul with worldwide superstar Sam Smith and emerging singer-songwriter Anderson East. UK native Smith sings mega-hits and tunes from his sophomore album The Thrill of It All. Alabama soul/R&B singer East romps through songs from his acclaimed LP Encore.

 

Off the Menu: Asian America

Expires Saturday, December 7th

Off the Menu, a feature documentary, is a road trip into the kitchens, factories, temples and farm of Asian Pacific America that explores how our relationship to food reflects our evolving communities.

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