Photo from: “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March”

Arlington, VA — March 24 — This April, the  PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel will be launching a special carousel in anticipation of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May.  Audiences can celebrate AAPI Heritage while watching PBS programs recognizing the historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States. 

And the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel has curated a selection of programs that viewers can watch as part of this commemorative occasion.   

The subscription rate for the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is $3.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. Every purchase supports public television for all. 

The titles that will be on this special carousel include: “Asian Americans,” “AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Mr. Tornado,” “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March,” “AMERICAN MASTERS: “Tyrus,” “FRONTLINE: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” “A Tale of Three Chinatowns,” “First Vote,” “FRONTLINE: President Xie,”  “GREAT PERFORMANCES: Beethoven in Beijing,” “AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Plague at the Golden Gate,” and “FRONTLINE: A Thousand Cuts.” 

Other titles coming to the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel in April: 

La Frontera with Pati Jinich Season 2 – 4/3 

The Sun Queen (AMERICAN EXPERIENCE) – 4/4 

America and the Taliban Season 1 (FRONTLINE) – 4/4 

Reel South Volume 8 – 4/11 

My Grandparents’ War Season 2 – 4/11 

Weather the Future (NOVA) – 4/12 

Hummingbird Effect (NATURE) – 4/12 

Picture a Scientist (NOVA) – 4/15 

Niagara Falls (NATURE) – 4/19 

Changing Planet Season 2 – 4/19 

Tresure of the Caribbean – 4/26 

Chasing Carbon Zero (NOVA) – 4/26 

Bill Nye: Science Guy – 4/26 

About PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel

The PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is a DTC-SVOD channel exclusive to Prime Video. This channel features over 1,500 hours of the highest quality factual programming, including the full catalog of films from Ken Burns and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, in addition to programming from other independent producers.

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