freedomwriters 603x452Monday, September 9 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Follows idealistic teacher Erin Gruwell as she tries to reach 150 at-risk students who were labeled "unteachable." It's 1994 and Long Beach, California is a racially divided community filled with drugs, gang warfare and homicides. Inside the classroom, Gruwell encounters hostility, indifference, and racial divisions between students. The struggle and strife on the streets has carried into the school halls. Refusing to give up, Gruwell uses relevant literature and media to compare their reality in urban America to the worst examples throughout history of man's inhumanity to man.

On Television

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    September 02, 2019

    Her Voice Carries

    Friday, September 16 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Her Voice Carries shares the stories of five quietly heroic women, told through their own words and the street art of international mural artist Sarah Rutherford. The film chronicles Sarah's unique creative idea: to identify…
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    Sep 01, 2019

    Connect the Bay

    Sunday, September 15 at 5 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay and KPJK TV in the South Bay. Connect the Bay: Women Leaders Making a Difference focuses on…
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    Aug 31, 2019

    Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey into the Heart of Drumming

    Saturday, September 14 at 7 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey into the Heart of Drumming is an award-winning…
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    Aug 28, 2019

    Captain Marleau: Philippe Muir

    Wednesday, September 11 at 9 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Philippe Muir, the unluckiest man in the world, finds his accountant murdered one…
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    Aug 25, 2019

    Great Performances: Harold Prince – The Director’s Life

    Sunday, September 8 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Directed by Lonny Price, this retrospective celebrates the extraordinary career of producer…
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    Aug 24, 2019

    Reveal: The Terrorist Hunter

    Saturday, September 7 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Reveal takes a look at the ways the U.S. has reacted to terrorism. In The Terrorist…
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    Aug 21, 2019

    Reel South: Two Trains Runnin’

    Wednesday, September 4 at 9 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Set during the height of the civil rights movement, a band of blues hounds traveled to…

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