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May 12, 2018
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5:00 pm 
Trust Docs  "Breaking Stereotypes"  From India to Bosnia, China to Kenya, people are confronting traditional norms around gender and sexuality that are difficult to break. Despite opposition and discrimination from their communities, these people are armed with the courage to truly be themselves. The small steps people take to assert their role in society can result in major leaps for future generations. D
5:30 pm 
Poetry In America  "Harlem - Langston Hughes"  President Bill Clinton, pianist and composer Herbie Hancock, poet Sonia Sanchez, and students from the Harlem Children's Zone interpret Langston Hughes's most iconic poem, "Harlem" with series host Elisa New. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Desert Chronicles"  In the vast landscape of sage brush and weathered rhyolite, there is adventure and controversy, from whitewater rivers and natural landmarks to grazing lands and bombing range proposals.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Yiyun Li: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Award-winning Chinese-American author Yiyun Li talks with host Marcia Franklin about her life and works, the most recent of which is Kinder Than Solitude. Li, who only came to the U.S. in 1996, was originally studying to be an epidemiologist, but fell in love with creative writing.G
7:00 pm 
Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story   This documentary about conservation icon and author Bert Raynes is also a three-part love story involving Bert and his wife Meg, their love for Jackson Hole, Wyo., and their love for the environment. With a keen intellect, sharp wit and a twinkle in his eye, Bert has been inspiring the people of Jackson Hole to observe and care about their wild neighbors for more than 40 years. In 1972, the couple retired to Jackson Hole and in 1976, Bert founded the Jackson Hole Bird Club and soon after began writing a weekly wildlife column for the Jackson Hole News. The couple also performed boots-on-the-ground restoration of habitats in Jackson Hole, which eventually led to the creation of the Meg and Bert Raynes Wildlife Fund.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon's Animation Magic   At just about any moment of any day in Oregon, someone is making animation. The state is home to renowned commercial production houses, award-winning individual artists, and a major animated feature film production studio. This new, half-hour animation special showcases and celebrates the work of animators from around the state, taking viewers behind the scenes of the process and the finished pieces. D
8:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Finding Kukan"  Filmmaker Robin Lung documents her 7-year journey to uncover the efforts of Li Ling-Ai, the visionary but uncredited producer of Kukan. Lung discovers a damaged film print of Kukan, and pieces together the untold tale of the two renegades behind its making -- Li Ling-Ai and Rey Scott. A landmark film, Kukan showcased China's resistance to Japanese occupation during World War II, and was the first American feature documentary to receive an Academy Award in 1942. D
9:00 pm 
POV  "Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case"  This dissection of the persecution of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei explores how the Chinese government's attempts to silence him have backfired and turned him into an irrepressible voice for free speech and human rights around the globe.G
10:00 pm 
Tyrus Wong: American Masters   Discover the art, life and enduring impact of the renowned Chinese-American painter Tyrus Wong.G
11:30 pm 
Oregon's Animation Magic   At just about any moment of any day in Oregon, someone is making animation. The state is home to renowned commercial production houses, award-winning individual artists, and a major animated feature film production studio. This new, half-hour animation special showcases and celebrates the work of animators from around the state, taking viewers behind the scenes of the process and the finished pieces. D

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Saturday
May 12, 2018
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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