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VOCES

Celebrate the rich diversity of Latino arts and culture in this documentary showcase. Produced by Latino Public Broadcasting, VOCES is PBS' signature Latino arts and culture documentary showcase and the only ongoing national television series devoted to exploring and celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino cultural experience.

Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground

55m 39s

Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to get out the Latino vote in the 2020 election. Political candidates are focused on maximizing turnout and support from Latinos, poised to be the largest non-white voting bloc.

Episodes

  • Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground

    55m 39s

    Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to get out the Latino vote in the 2020 election. Political candidates are focused on maximizing turnout and support from Latinos, poised to be the largest non-white voting bloc.

Extras + Features

  • Trailer | Children of Giant: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Children of Giant

    30s

    In 1955, Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean and a massive crew descended on the Texas town of Marfa to begin production on Giant. Now, 60 years later, Children of Giant explores the film’s still timely examination of racial prejudice.

  • A Latino Republican: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Latino Republican

    1m 39s

    Latinos in Presidential elections have traditionally voted Democrat. Retired Advertising Executive Lionel Sosa reflects on becoming Republican.

  • Hearing Maria’s Voice for the First Time: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Hearing Maria’s Voice for the First Time

    2m 20s

    We hear Maria Moreno’s voice for the first time when her former co-worker, Henry Anderson, finds an old audiotape in which Maria testifies about the poverty and discrimination her family faced while harvesting food for a wealthy nation. She is joined by other farmworkers, whose voices evoke a lost past whose traces emerge in the abandoned shacks and overgrown fields of California’s Central Valley.

  • Trailer | Lemon: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Lemon

    30s

    Lemon follows Lemon Andersen, a Tony-award winner's journey to take his life story to the New York stage while battling his darkest demons.

  • Trailer | Dr. Gabriel Salguero | Latino Vote: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Dr. Gabriel Salguero | Latino Vote

    30s

    Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to turn out the Latino vote in this year’s election. Hear from Dr. Gabriel Salguero, founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition.

  • The Sixties and In Search of Identity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Sixties and In Search of Identity

    2m 10s

    Explore the first meeting and the wild relationship between Oscar Zeta Acosta and Rolling Stone journalist-provocateur and "Hells Angels" author Hunter S. Thompson in 1967. During a time of immense social unrest nationwide, and a culture of white supremacy and societal racism, Acosta continues searching for his self-identity.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    2m 38s

    VOCES explores the ever-evolving relationship between Latino culture and the larger fabric of American society, from a classic movie set in remote Texas to modern day Hollywood to the frontlines of the drug war.

  • Moving On Up: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Moving On Up

    41s

    Willie's brother Ralph takes on a neighborhood tour of the barrio.

  • Truth Been Hidden: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Truth Been Hidden

    1m 3s

    In her first recorded speech in October 1959, Maria Moreno testifies before the California Industrial Welfare Commission, describing the challenges faced by her family and other farmworkers who harvest the food on our nation’s tables while their own children go hungry.

  • Trailer | Rebel: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Rebel

    30s

    Explore the mysterious true story of Loreta Velasquez, a Cuban immigrant who was one of the estimated 1,000 women who secretly served as soldiers during the Civil War. Why has her story been erased from the history books?

  • Extended Trailer | Latino Vote: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Trailer | Latino Vote

    2m 19s

    Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to get out the Latino vote in the 2020 election. Political candidates are focused on maximizing turnout and support from Latinos, poised to be the largest non-white voting bloc.

  • The Chicano Rights Movement: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Chicano Rights Movement

    2m 32s

    Explore the historic 1968 “Walkouts” when tens of thousands of Mexican American and Chicano students walked out of five East Los Angeles high schools, protesting academic prejudice, dire school conditions, and demanding systemic reform. Oscar Zeta Acosta emerges as the main spokesman and celebrity attorney for the mushrooming “Brown Power” movement, defending the jailed organizers of the revolt.

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