Watch These ITVS Programs This Month on Public Television

Posted on May 21, 2009
BOLINAO 52, premiering this month on public television (check local listings). In 1988 a group of Vietnamese boat people attempted to flee their country in search of freedom. Once at sea the boat's engine died leaving over 100 people stranded in the ocean. What happens next is an unbelievable story of perseverance that changed the lives of the survivors forever. Watch a preview below: BOLINAO 52 received ITVS LINCS funding and is distributed by the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA). Also, be sure to check out HEART STRINGS: The Story of the Kamaka `Ukulele, premiering this month on public television (check local listings). Out of all the Hawaiian manufacturers that were crafting instruments at the dawn of the twentieth century, only Kamaka Hawaii remains in business today. HEART STRINGS is the story of four generations of one family that has carried on its namesake business and commitment towards craft, culture and heritage, maintaining age-old values with a distinctly Hawaiian point of view. Watch a preview below: HEART STRINGS received ITVS LINCS funding and is distributed by PBS Plus. Learn more about these films and other upcoming ITVS programs >>

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