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PBS American Portrait

Next Airing: Tue, Jan 26th, 2021 at 8:00 PM on KUED-HD

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This unique crowdsourced series blends stories filmed by everyday people into documentaries revealing what it really means to be American today. It's the story of what brings us together and what keeps us apart as we strive to understand each other.


  • I Rise

    Go inside the lives of people working to create an antiracist American future. They film themselves doing the hard work, confronting the obstacles and achieving the small victories that could add up to real change in the movement for racial justice.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 26th, 2021 at 8:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/26/2021 to 1/25/2029
  • I Dream

    Self-shot stories explore the meaning and state of the American dream. From the desire for homeownership to ambitions for higher ed or career success, they show the hard work, opportunities and barriers that come with pursuing this ideal today.

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/5/2021 to 1/4/2029
  • I Keep

    People film themselves as they try to preserve or change traditions in their lives and communities. From struggles to protect culture to eliminating toxic legacies, it's an intimate look at the practices we've inherited and the ones we'll pass on.

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/19/2021 to 1/18/2029
  • I Work

    Everyday people share self-shot stories about their jobs and careers as they navigate the changes they're experiencing and the goals they're working toward. From teachers to truck drivers, they explore what it really means to work in America today.

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/12/2021 to 1/11/2029