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PBS America 11h
Elephant, a word that conjures up images of powerful animals roaming free in exotic locations. They’re known for their playful nature but their relationship with man is a conflicted one. ELEPHANT, RETURN TO THE WILD is a heart warming story of recovery and rehabilitation.
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Chris Windley Official Sep 21
This is fabulous and great to see the diversity and positivity and support from the amazing teachers and parents
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Tudor Rickards 21h
Inspirational film of a school's success and the role of chess in it. Try to see it.
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PBS America Sep 21
At 9pm, BROOKLYN CASTLE is a compelling look at how extracurricular programmes can give below-the-poverty-line students the confidence, determination and drive to succeed. This is the story of a small chess team at Brooklyn’s IS 318 high school who achieved the unimaginable.
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Global Listings Sep 21
Inspiring documentary tells of an inner city junior high chess team that has defied all expectations, winning over 30 US chess titles. Catch it tonight on at 9pm.
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PBS America Sep 21
What if one day you looked in the mirror and saw the most powerful man in the world? When Louis Ortiz shaved off his goatee in 2008, he discovered his uncanny resemblance to . BRONX OBAMA documents Louis’ search for the ‘American Dream’. UK Premiere!
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PBS America Sep 20
Known as the moment Canada came of age as a nation, The Battle of Vimy Ridge was one of the greatest achievements in Canadian military history Episode two of FAR FROM HOME: CANADA AND THE GREAT WAR is a powerful account of how Canadians fought their way to victory. 9pm, Tonight
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PBS America Sep 19
JEWISH G.I.s OF WWII tells the story of the 550,000 brave Jewish-American men and women who served their country in WWII. Fighting tooth and nail against fascism, they were amongst the first to assist the survivors of the Nazi concentration camps. 9pm, Thursday 11 October.
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PBS America Sep 18
With over 30 US chess titles, one junior high school has defied all expectations. BROOKLYN CASTLE is a compelling look at how extracurricular programmes can give students the confidence, determination and drive to succeed. 9pm on Friday.
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PBS America Sep 15
HIPPO SUPREMACY follows a mother as she risks her safety to protect her struggling baby as it grows up in the danger-filled waters of the Luangwa river in Zambia. 9pm on Monday.
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Lindsey Fitzharris Sep 15
I watched TITANIC: BAND OF COURAGE on . What struck me most was that the families of the musicians couldnt claim compensation from the White Star Line as they were independently employed by an agency that then billed families for the lost uniforms after the sinking.
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Meghan B Sep 14
I don't know if you can say you have a "favorite" story about a horrible tragedy like this, but the Titanic musicians have always fascinated me.
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Lindsey Fitzharris Sep 14
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PBS America Sep 14
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We hope you enjoy the programme Lindsey!
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PBS America Sep 14
In one hour, discover the story of the eight brave musicians who played on in a valiant effort to provide peace and calm in the early hours of 15 April 1912, when the Titanic sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. TITANIC: BAND OF COURAGE at 9pm.
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PBS America Sep 14
As Titanic survivor Lawrence Beesley said, “Many brave things were done that night, but none more brave than by those men.” Discover the true story in the UK Premiere of TITANIC: BAND OF COURAGE at 9pm, tonight.
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PBS America Sep 13
FAR FROM HOME: CANADA AND THE GREAT WAR at 9pm, paints a compelling portrait of the complex figure of Lt. General Sam Hughes, Canada’s WWI Minister of Militia & Defence, who coveted his own power but also assembled the world’s largest-ever volunteer army & kept the Corps united.
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PBS America Sep 13
The Titanic has fascinated the world for over 100 years. We all know the story of Rose & Jack from , but there are still stories to be told. TITANIC: BAND OF COURAGE is the story of eight brave musicians who played on as the Titanic sank, to provide peace on board.
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PBS America Sep 13
Using the words of ordinary soldiers, leaders and civilians, FAR FROM HOME: CANADA AND THE GREAT WAR captures Canadian attitudes at the dawn of The Great War, along with the hopes and fears of a generation heading into battle. This three-part series starts at 9pm, tonight.
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PBS America Sep 11
TITANIC - BAND OF COURAGE is the dramatic and inspiring story of the eight musicians who continued to play on as the Titanic sank, in a valiant effort to provide peace, calm and dignity to those facing certain death. 9pm, Friday 14 September.
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