City of Cranes

Recent Episodes

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

POV

During his 60-year career as an activist, Rustin formulated many of the strategies that propelled the movement. But his open sexuality forced him to remain in the background.

Getting Back to Abnormal

Getting Back to Abnormal

POV

A provocative mix of race, corruption and politics to tell the story of the re-election campaign of Stacy Head.

Homegoings

Homegoings

POV

Take an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community.

The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

POV

See Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their brutal deeds — as themselves and their victims.

120 min.

Koch

Koch

POV

View a portrait of blunt, funny, combative and egocentric three-term New York City mayor, Ed Koch.

90 min.

The Genius of Marian

The Genius of Marian

POV

Follow an emotionally complex story of one family’s struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer’s.

90 min.

Schedule

Saturday
1/31/15 1:30 PM
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Sunday
2/1/15 11:30 PM
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Monday
2/2/15 3:30 AM
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Monday
2/2/15 11:30 AM
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Cranes dominate our skylines, yet few people ever notice them. Spending most of their time alone up in the crane, crane operators seem to merge with their machines, becoming invisible to passers-by. City of Cranes takes the viewer hundreds of feet above the ground to hear the insights of crane operators, and see a glimpse of the poetic, mesmerizing world of cranes.

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