May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and WTVP is offering a range of programs to help you learn, understand and appreciate how their many contributions are woven into the fabric of our American life.
MONDAY, MAY 2, 9 PM
San Francisco's Lowell High School draws high achievers into a fiercely competitive universe. Nearly 70 percent are Asian Americans. Follow seniors as the pressure intensifies to impress admissions officers at elite universities with report cards, test scores and overall awesomeness.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 05/02/2022 @ 9 PM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/04/2022 @ 2 AM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 05/08/2022 @ 2 AM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 05/04/2022 @ 6:30 PM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 05/04/2022 @ 11:30 PM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 05/05/2022 @ 7:30 AM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 05/07/2022 @ 11 AM
At San Francisco’s Lowell High School, stressed-out seniors chase college dreams.
THE WORLD OF MAY’S PHOTO STUDIO
MONDAY, MAY 2, 10:30 PM
Discover the story of San Francisco’s changing Chinatown through the story of a family photo studio and the photo archive they left behind.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 05/02/2022 @ 10:30 PM
WATERMAN – DUKE: AMBASSADOR OF ALOHA
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 8 PM
Discover the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku. He shattered swimming records and globalized surfing while overcoming racism in a lifetime of personal challenges.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 05/10/2022 @ 8 PM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/11/2022 @ 12 AM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 05/12/2022 @ 2 AM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 05/14/2022 @ 7 PM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 05/14/2022 @ 11 PM
Jason Momoa narrates the story of five-time Olympic medalist and surfer Duke Kahanamoku.
Tyrus Wong's pioneering artwork led to iconic works like Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause.
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 9 PM
At 106, Tyrus Wong was America’s oldest living Chinese American artist and one of the last remaining artists from the golden age of Disney animation. The quiet beauty of his Eastern-influenced paintings had a pioneering impact on American art and popular culture.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 05/17/2022 @ 9 PM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 05/18/2022 @ 1:30 AM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 05/21/2022 @ 2 AM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 05/21/2022 @ 7 PM
- WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 05/21/2022 @ 11 PM
BANG THE DRUM
MONDAY, MAY 30, 10:30 PM
The bronze drum is a sacred heritage for the Yao minority of rural southwest China. Its sound aids the souls of deceased elders to reach the ancestral land. When the Chinese government steps in to protect heritage, the life of the bronze drum takes on new meaning and becomes an icon for tourist performances.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 05/30/2022 @ 10:30 PM