Dionicia and Jose Luis have gambled their futures on the hardscrabble sport of horse racing. Will they succeed or will their lack of immigration papers prevent them from achieving the stable life of their dreams?
10pm Voces on PBS “El Poeta” Mexican poet Javier Sicilia ignited an international movement for peace after the murder of his son.
Tuesday, 9/27 11pm Hemingway in Cuba
Travel to Cuba to capture Hemingway's old haunts — many of which remain unchanged — and explore his real-life adventures in Cuba.
Saturday, 9/17 5amIndependent Lens “The Graduates” This two-part special examines the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students who are part of an ongoing effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population.
1pm Independent Lens “East of Salinas” With little support at home, Salinas, CA., third grader Jose Ansaldo often turns to his teacher, Oscar Ramos, once a migrant farm kid himself. Oscar helps Jose imagine a future beyond the lettuce fields where his parents work.
Saturday, 9/24 5:30amCuba: The Forgotten Revolution This documentary tells the virtually unknown story of Cuban revolutionaries Frank Pais and Juan Antonio Echeverria.
Wednesday, 9/28 7am The Salinas Project The film profiles several children of migrant farm workers living in a predominantly Latino neighborhood of Salinas.
KQED 9 is available over the air on DT9.1, 54.2 and 25.1 and via most cable systems on Channel 9. It is on XFINITY cable from Comcast (Channels 9 SD and 709 HD) and on Wave (Channels 9 SD and 164 HD). It can also be found on DIRECTV and DISH satellite systems (Channels 9 SD and HD).
KQED Plus is available over the air on Channels 54, DT54.1, 9.2 and 25.2, and via many cable and satellite systems on either channel 10 or 54. It is on XFINITY cable from Comcast (Channels 10 SD, and 710 HD) and on DIRECTV (Channel 54 SD and HD) and DISH (Channel 54, SD only) satellite systems.
This schedule also lists programs airing on KQED Life (XFINITY 189, Channel 54.3 and Wave 157) and KQED World (XFINITY 190, Channel 9.3 and Wave 156).