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Latinos in 60 Seconds

Latinos in 60 Seconds
In 2001, Latino Public Broadcasting offered a call for emerging producers to create one-minute interstitials that showcased the Latino community. Ten projects were selected ranging from animation to biographies. The projects portray such themes as the lack of Latinos in popular culture, Latino inspired art and family interaction.

Latest Episodes

Grandma's Hip Hop Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246806834/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A character driven story about a grandmother who is losing her hearing, but as she cooks salsa, she begins to imagine the sounds around her become a song. Grandma builds a youthful energetic melody with each click of the fork or sizzle from her grill building up to a climactic clang. Produced by... /episodes/get/1601 /episode/1601 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Grandma's Hip Hop /episode-player/1601
Woman With Earrings Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246883027/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Woman With Earrings highlights the work of Latino choreographer Francisco Martinez. It's a 60-second adaptation from his 2000, Horton Award-winning piece, Miniatures. Produced by Rachel M. Perez. /episodes/get/1608 /episode/1608 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Woman With Earrings /episode-player/1608
Is My Neighbor Latino? Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246542442/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A person wonders if their new neighbor may be Latino, because the neighbor does not fit the common stereotype. He asks a popular newscaster, and she goes out to investigate what signs demonstrate the Latinness of this person. Produced by Jorge A. Aguirre. /episodes/get/1602 /episode/1602 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Is My Neighbor Latino? /episode-player/1602
La Tejana Pasionaria Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246558583/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Watch a character portrayal of Emma Tenayuca La Pasionaria, leader of the striking pecan-shellers in 1939 Texas. Voiceovers tell details about Tenayuca's story and her struggles to bring the group justice. Produced by Veronica J. Cavazos. /episodes/get/1603 /episode/1603 Latinos in 60 Seconds: La Tejana Pasionaria /episode-player/1603
Las Carpas Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246890343/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Learn about the history of Las Carpas, Mexican tent shows. Find out how the performances continue to influence present day theater. The exhibit of Las Carpas at the Hertzberg Circus Museum in San Antonio, Texas, serves as the backdrop for this video. Produced by Manuel Ray Garcia. /episodes/get/1604 /episode/1604 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Las Carpas /episode-player/1604
Latina Trailblazers Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246810969/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Watch a short biography of Latina pioneer Ellen Ochoa. The piece deals with her voyage from a child growing up in La Meza California, to her current position as the first Latina astronaut. Produced by Rosemary Contreras. /episodes/get/1605 /episode/1605 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Latina Trailblazers /episode-player/1605
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Episode Archive

Grandma's Hip Hop
A character driven story about a grandmother who is losing her hearing, but as she cooks salsa, she begins to imagine the sounds around her become a song. Grandma builds a youthful energetic melody with each click of the fork or sizzle from her grill building up to a climactic clang. Produced by...
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246806834/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A character driven story about a grandmother who is losing her hearing, but as she cooks salsa, she begins to imagine the sounds around her become a song. Grandma builds a youthful energetic melody with each click of the fork or sizzle from her grill building up to a climactic clang. Produced by... /episodes/get/1601 /episode/1601 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Grandma's Hip Hop /episode-player/1601
Woman With Earrings
Woman With Earrings highlights the work of Latino choreographer Francisco Martinez. It's a 60-second adaptation from his 2000, Horton Award-winning piece, Miniatures. Produced by Rachel M. Perez.
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246883027/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Woman With Earrings highlights the work of Latino choreographer Francisco Martinez. It's a 60-second adaptation from his 2000, Horton Award-winning piece, Miniatures. Produced by Rachel M. Perez. /episodes/get/1608 /episode/1608 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Woman With Earrings /episode-player/1608
Is My Neighbor Latino?
A person wonders if their new neighbor may be Latino, because the neighbor does not fit the common stereotype. He asks a popular newscaster, and she goes out to investigate what signs demonstrate the Latinness of this person. Produced by Jorge A. Aguirre.
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246542442/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A person wonders if their new neighbor may be Latino, because the neighbor does not fit the common stereotype. He asks a popular newscaster, and she goes out to investigate what signs demonstrate the Latinness of this person. Produced by Jorge A. Aguirre. /episodes/get/1602 /episode/1602 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Is My Neighbor Latino? /episode-player/1602
La Tejana Pasionaria
Watch a character portrayal of Emma Tenayuca La Pasionaria, leader of the striking pecan-shellers in 1939 Texas. Voiceovers tell details about Tenayuca's story and her struggles to bring the group justice. Produced by Veronica J. Cavazos.
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246558583/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Watch a character portrayal of Emma Tenayuca La Pasionaria, leader of the striking pecan-shellers in 1939 Texas. Voiceovers tell details about Tenayuca's story and her struggles to bring the group justice. Produced by Veronica J. Cavazos. /episodes/get/1603 /episode/1603 Latinos in 60 Seconds: La Tejana Pasionaria /episode-player/1603
Las Carpas
Learn about the history of Las Carpas, Mexican tent shows. Find out how the performances continue to influence present day theater. The exhibit of Las Carpas at the Hertzberg Circus Museum in San Antonio, Texas, serves as the backdrop for this video. Produced by Manuel Ray Garcia.
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246890343/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Learn about the history of Las Carpas, Mexican tent shows. Find out how the performances continue to influence present day theater. The exhibit of Las Carpas at the Hertzberg Circus Museum in San Antonio, Texas, serves as the backdrop for this video. Produced by Manuel Ray Garcia. /episodes/get/1604 /episode/1604 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Las Carpas /episode-player/1604
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