Hosted by journalist and filmmaker Natasha del Toro, America ReFramed showcases films that will give viewers a “snapshot” of the transforming American life — the guts, the glory, the grit of a new and changing America. From contemporary life on Native American reservations to stories of recovery on the Gulf, from hardships and revitalization in towns big and small, to stories from city streets across the country, these independent, personal and opinionated films document the times in which we live.
America ReFramed: "Stable Life"
Tuesday, Mar. 17 at 8pm on WGBH World
Dionicia Martinez and her teenage son, José Luis, have gambled their futures on the hardscrabble sport of horse racing. While gamblers make long-shot bets in the hopes of winning big, Dionicia, much like 11 million undocumented immigrants in America, stakes her life on finding a way out of poverty. In fact, she lives in the stables at a California racetrack and works long hours caring for racehorses while José Luis is turning heads as a hotshot apprentice jockey.
Learning to Swallow
An artist comes to terms with the new realities of her life.
Dionicia Martinez and her teenage son, José Luis, have gambled their futures on the hardscrabble sport of horse racing.
Looks Like Laury, Sounds Like Laury
A year in the life of a woman with frontotemporal dementia.
Out in the Silence
When Joe Wilson announces he is to wed a man, a firestorm of controversy ignites in his hometown.
A Will for the Woods: Preview
Musician & psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial while battling lymphoma.
Shell Shocked starts at the surface of the teen murder epidemic and delves into the hearts and minds of those whose lives are most deeply impacted.
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