It’s no secret that the Latinos population have has grown steadily over recent years. Hispanics in the United States are reshaping our culture and communities and forcing a nation to redefine what it means to be “American".
PBS and Latino Public Broadcasting have partnered to bring back "VOCES", a documentary series which explores Latino arts and culture, for a third season. In the past, "VOCES" (which translates to voices in English) has told the stories of Latino writers, artists, musicians, activists, actors, and poets. The series will run in September, during Hispanic Heritage Month. (Source: PBS)
Next: 3x02 -- Now en Español (Apr/24/2015) [Special Airtime: 11:00 pm, 60 Min. long]
The trials and travails of the five Latina actresses who dub "Desperate Housewives" into Spanish for American audiences are documented, including their efforts to land on-screen roles.
The season premiere focuses on the 1955 film "Giant" and how it impacted the West Texas town of Marfa, where it was shot. The movie was one of the first to explore the racial divide between Anglos and Mexican-Americans in the Southwest U.S.