American Pharaoh VIDEO
This documentary about the Egyptian National Football Team, their American coach, Bob Bradley, and the team’s quest to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil follows the team on and off the pitch, and offers a unique window into events unfolding in Egypt following the historic revolution. Bradley arrived in Cairo in late 2011 and found a country and a team in chaos. The rebuilding of the team offers a powerful metaphor for the rebuilding of Egypt and the country’s journey toward democracy.
The Lumineers and Shovels & Rope bring the best in Americana to the ACL stage. Denver’s Lumineers perform their hits “Ho Hey” and “Stubborn Love,” while South Carolina’s Shovels & Rope rocks songs from its LP O’ Be Joyful.
For more on the deteriorating situation in Iraq, PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Jane Arraf, a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor and Al Jazeera America, who is reporting from the ground in northern Iraq.
This summer, watch 25 films guaranteed to amaze, move and excite you. The PBS Online Film Festival returns on June 16 with a collection of stories only PBS can tell. Check out the trailer and get ready to WATCH, VOTE and SHARE.
This week, city officials announce what is being described as the first "vertical development" on Kansas City's riverfront in more than 100 years. After decades of inaction, a $65 million development featuring 398 luxury apartments, retail, a fitness club, pool and sky bar is detailed on a five-acre site adjacent to the Berkley Riverfront Park. Why has it taken this long for there to be development along the river, when a downtown waterway is normally considered a prized asset in most cities? 'Boulevardia" in the West Bottoms, Cantor defeat, Jane Chu's confirmation as head of the National Endowment for…
This video extra from the Independent Lens documentary The New Black gives us an intimate look at how singer Tonéx, a.k.a. B.Slade, shifted gears in his life as a successful gospel artist when he revealed he was gay. The news set off a storm of controversy within the gospel music world and the church, but won him new fans as well. See how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. “The New Black” documents activists, families and clergy on both sides of the campaign…