Highlights April 9-15

KLRU Highlights

The Nonnatus team prepares for the birth of a baby they know may not survive. Shelagh shows her mettle when she is first on the scene after an explosion in the docks. Sister Ursula continues to ruffle feathers with her unpopular decisions, all on Call The Midwife, beginning Sunday at 7:00 pm.

The attraction between Pat and Marek continues to grow, but the risk of acting on their feelings is huge. At the reading of his will, Frances discovers that Peter was keeping a secret from her. Home Fires Season 2 on Masterpiece begins Sunday at 8:00 pm.

Cardinal Wolsey has been forced to move to York. Cromwell remains in London, seeking to return the cardinal to the king’s favor, on Wolf Hall on Masterpiece, airing Sunday at 9:00 pm.

Father Brown visits Jacob, who is determined to prove that a member of his family killed his father a year ago by using his new invention – a time machine. Father Brown begins at 10:00 pm on Sunday and again the following Saturday at 8:00 pm.

Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. Reports of German atrocities and submarine attacks on American ships erode neutrality, finally leading to Wilson’s proclamation that “the world must be made safe for democracy,” all on Great War: American Experience beginning at 8:00 pm on Monday.

Journey from the lovely streets and basilicas of Assisi and Gubbio to the gorgeous, remote monasteries of La Verna and Eremo delle Carceri with Bishop Barron as he explores the extraordinary life of St. Francis of Assisi, on Catholicism: The Pivotal Players, airing Monday night at 10:00 pm.

The Channel Islands, a British territory since the 11th century is now under German rule. Hitler becomes obsessed with holding onto this small corner of Britain and demands the construct of a network of extraordinary fortifications across the island. Find out what happens on this episode of Nazi Mega Weapons, beginning at 7:00 pm on Tuesday.

Follow America’s entry into the war as patriotism sweeps the nation, stifling free speech and dissent on this episode of Great War: American Experience, beginning at 8:00 pm on Tuesday.

Christos and Ruth Fletcher Gage discuss the process of adapting the Marvel comic Daredevil for television, and break down the juxtaposition of brute realism and the moral complexity of Daredevil’s characters, on this episode of On Story, beginning at 10:00 pm.

Writer/director Jason Reitman, whose credits include Thank You for Smoking, Up in the Air Juno, and most recently, the TV series Casual, discusses his journey from novice filmmaker to indie stalwart. Another episode of On Story begins at 10:30 pm.

Puerto Rico is a tropical island infused with unique natural wonders but the native wildlife is threatened with extinction. Meet a charismatic group of scientists dedicated to saving Puerto Rico’s “enchanting” animals like manatees, parrots, coqui frogs, and turtles on Nature, airing at 7:00 pm Wednesday.

Discover how the violent and bloody conflict transformed the nation forever, as America steps onto the world stage for the first time, on another episode of Great War: American Experience, beginning at 8:00 pm on Wednesday.

Austin City Limits showcases The Avett Brothers performing tunes from their LP Magpie and the Dandelion, while Nickel Creek highlights their comeback album, A Dotted Line, airing at 10:00 pm on Wednesday, and again on Friday at 10:05 pm.

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change and hosts the PBS Digital Studios web series Global Weirding. Watch Hayhoe on Overheard with Evan Smith, beginning at 7:00 pm Thursday.

Review SXSW 2017, from the Austin artists in the spotlight to the festival’s local impact. Learn how award winning filmmaker Hector Galan got his start, and see how musicians face challenges staying sober, on the SXSW special of Decibel, airing at 7:30 pm on Thursday.

Chet visits a town in the piney woods known for designing the famous “Lone Star” flag. the Conroe, Tx. episode of The Daytripper begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday.

Chet explores this old German town built along two pristine rivers. He starts at the oldest bakery in Texas and then heads to a museum and learns why the Germans picked this area. Find out what else Chet is doing in New Braunfels on The Daytripper, beginning at 8:30 pm on Thursday.

Blackmail, revenge and, of course, murder strike again in Midsomer. Barnaby has plenty of suspects with motives but no real proof. For once his investigations take him beyond the confines of Midsomer, with trips to the seaside – where he even takes time out for a paddle. The real evidence, however, rests much closer to home as Joyce and Cully discover. Part 1 of this Midsomer Murders episode begins at 9:00 pm on Thursday, and again at 10:35 on Saturday.  Part 2 begins at 9:48 pm on Thursday and 11:25 on Saturday.

Experience the stunning beauty of the Florida Keys and meet a colorful cast of off-beat characters in this half-hour documentary about an unforgettable road trip on “the highway that goes to sea.” Filmmaker Tim Long heads off the mainland down US Highway One from Key Largo to Key West in search of the people who personify the Florida Keys’ unique, funky, laid-back island culture. Stories From The Overseas Highway begins Thursday at 10:40 pm.

The life of Sam Houston is chronicled in this three-part series. To help understand this monumental figure in American and Texas history, biographers, professors, authors, descendants, Native Americans, and government leaders share their points of view about Sam Houston. The second installment of Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, And begins at 8:00 pm Friday.

Trumpeter Chris Botti, a gifted instrumentalist and a charismatic performer in the realm of contemporary jazz, has simultaneously captured the attention of the pop music world. The group of Botti’s featured guest artists, along with his world-class band, includes Sting, Steven Tyler and more, all on Chris Botti In Boston, beginning Friday at 9:00 pm.

Austin’s best alternative rock shines with Spoon and White Denim, on Austin City Limits, beginning at 7:00 pm on Saturday.

Another episode of Doctor Blake Mysteries airs at 8:50 pm on Saturday.

A PLACE TO CALL HOME is a sweeping romantic drama that centers on enigmatic nurse Sarah Adams as she returns to her native Australia after two decades in Europe. Estranged from her mother and carrying the secrets of her wartime experiences, Adams becomes involved in the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy pastoralist family. When Sarah unwittingly discovers a potentially scandalous Bligh family secret, her future becomes forever linked with theirs. Find out what happens on Place To Call Home, beginning at 9:50 pm on Saturday.

 

Science Night April 12

Join KLRU for this short and sweet Science Night this Wednesday. Go on a journey to Puerto Rico for tropical animals galore. End the night on a more serious tone with a look back into another installment of the Great War: American Experience and recall America’s entrance into a world war.

Puerto Rico is a tropical island infused with unique natural wonders but the native wildlife is threatened with extinction. Meet a charismatic group of scientists dedicated to saving Puerto Rico’s “enchanting” animals like manatees, parrots, coqui frogs, and turtles on Nature, airing at 7:00 pm.

Discover how the violent and bloody conflict transformed the nation forever, as America steps onto the world stage for the first time, on another episode of Great War: American Experience, beginning at 8:00 pm.

New British drama plus new seasons of Death in Paradise, Miss Fisher & more starting 4/17 on KLRU Q

KLRU Q gets dramatic with shows from around the world! It all starts at 8 pm! NEW episodes of Death in Paradise from the sunny Caribbean. Miss Fisher is on the case in 1920s Australia in all new episodes of Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries.  Charles Dickens faces his most iconic characters in 19th century London on the NEW SERIES Dickensian. And DCI Tom Mathias is on the case in all-new episodes of Hinterland from Wales.

Starting on April 17th, the new KLRUQ Monday night line up will be:
8:00 pm Death in Paradise Season 6
8:55 pm Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries Season 2
9:55 pm Dickensian
10:55 pm Hinterland Season 2

The new series Dickensian
Drama set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens critically acclaimed novels, bringing together some of his most iconic characters as their lives intertwine in 19th century London.

Death in Paradise Season 6
Hit BBC crime drama Death in Paradise is back to warm us all up with a sixth series of murders, mystery and Caribbean sunshine. Kris Marshall’s DI Humphrey and his love interest Martha Lloyd (Sally Bretton) are back at the centre of the drama on the fictional island of Saint Marie. The upcoming series features a London-based two-part special, some very special guest stars and some of the island’s most complex cases ever.

Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries Season 2
The Honorable Miss Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) is a thoroughly modern woman of the late 1920s operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous “lady detective” goes about her work with a pistol close at hand-and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer. The second season of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries continues to follow the personal and professional life of glamorous, sharp-witted Phryne Fisher: a socialite, aristocrat and private detective. Her cases include ghostly soldiers; pirates and buried treasure; murder on the airwaves; and a deadly Christmas in July. She continues to work with Detective Inspector John “Jack” Robinson (Nathan Page), who was reluctant to work with Miss Fisher at first but has begun to rely on her abilities, and Dorothy “Dot” Williams (Ashleigh Cummings) remains Phryne’s faithful companion. While she lives in the lap of luxury now, Phryne will never forget her humble beginnings, nor will she rest until she solves her sister Janey’s disappearance.

Hinterland S.2
A noir crime drama set in the scenic, centuries-old town of Aberystwyth, Wales. The area is a natural crucible of colliding worlds – a place where history, myth and tradition come face-to-face with modern life – but its panoramic vistas and quaint facade hide a multitude of sins. Into this realm steps the enigmatic DCI Tom Mathias (Richard Harrington), a brilliant but troubled man on the run from his past. Together with his equally intelligent and complex partner DI Mared Rhys (Mali Harries), Mathias tackles mystifying murder cases that take viewers from the windswept sand dunes of the Welsh coastline to the badlands and beyond.

Throughout the second season of Hinterland, Mathias is drawn into a world of killers and their victims. Atmospheric and disturbing, this is a detective drama of poetry and scale, a story of blood, soil and belonging. This is Hinterland.

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Q Night at the Movies: Judgement at Nuremberg on April 1st

KLRU Q - Night at the Movies

Q Night at the Movies brings you action packed features this week, including the Vikings, Nazi War criminals and Hitler’s soldiers.

Professor Anders Winroth from Yale University talks about real life Vikings and how they compare to The History Channel’s interpretation on the show “Vikings.” Turns out real Vikings were great poets with extraordinary hygiene! Science Goes To The Movies begins at 7:00 pm.

Writer/Director/Producer Charles Burnett shares his career development process in narrative and documentary filmmaking with Killer of Sheep (1978), his seminal film, which was definitive in highlighting African American cultural experience, all on On Story, beginning at 7:30 pm.

Stanley Kramer’s Oscar-winning account of the postwar courtroom proceedings against Nazi war criminals in 1948 Germany, Judgement At Nuremberg, this this week’s All-star Film Collection feature beginning at 8:00 pm.

Acted by German actors, speaking both German and English, they will quote directly from the highlights of over 100,000 hours of secretly recorded and therefore unguarded conversations between German POWs held in Britain. These long lost voices of the past are being brought back to life, bringing with them unique and exclusive insights into What the Nazis Really Thought. Secrets Of The Dead begins at 9:55 pm.

 

Science Night April 5

This weeks science night contains everything you won’t want to miss. From learning about the way Owls work behind the scenes, to discovering whether or not Leonardo Da Vinci was real, or fake.

For centuries, owls have been fascinating hallmarks of children’s stories and folk tales the world over. What actually makes owls so special? The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing work, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st-century technology and design, from high-tech aircraft and submarines to innovative hearing aids. Nature begins Wednesday at 7:00 pm.

Dramatic eyewitness footage reveals the shocking quake that rocked Nepal in April 2015. Join scientists as they examine why this earthquake was so devastating, how the victims are rebuilding and whether another earthquake looms on the horizon, on NOVA, which airs Wednesday at 8:00 pm.

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks – some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat? Find out on Secrets Of The Dead, beginning at 9:00 pm on Wednesday.

 

Highlights April 2-8

KLRU Highlights

The team reunites, but all is not well when a change of management shocks Nonnatus House to the core. Call The Midwife airs Sunday at 7:00 pm.

It’s June 1940, and Britain faces the threat of imminent invasion. Pat strikes up a friendship with a Czech soldier stationed nearby. Home Fires Season 2 begins Sunday at 8:00 pm.

Having failed to secure the annulment of the King Henry’s marriage to Katherine of Aragon, Cardinal Wolsey is stripped of his powers. His hopes of returning to the king’s favor lie with the ever-loyal Thomas Cromwell. Episode one of Wolf Hall begins Sunday at 9:00 pm.

Father Brown becomes embroiled in an audacious art heist masterminded by his adversary Flambeau, who intends to use the priest and his friends to help him settle an old score. This episode of Father Brown begins Sunday at 10:00 pm and airs again the following Saturday at 8:00 pm.

Newtown explores the aftermath of the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 first-graders and six of their educators were killed on December 14, 2012. Joining the ranks of a growing club to which no one wants to belong, the lives of several characters profoundly affected by the fallout of gun violence interconnect and propel the town toward introspection and action. Newtown begins at 8:00 pm on Monday.

Robert Bly: A Thousand Years Of Joy  at 9:30 pm on Monday presents a moving portrait of one of America’s most celebrated and revolutionary poets of the last half-century. The film showcases Bly’s development as a writer with an unswerving belief in the importance of poetry both to his own life and to American culture in general.

This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. “Listening Is an Act of Love” features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people sit down together to share memories and tackle life’s important questions. Listening Is An Act Of Love: A Storycorps Special begins at 10:30 pm Monday.

Examine new evidence, gathered from archaeology, Roman historians, Jewish texts and insights into the Gospels, that suggests Roman power politics led to the series of events that resulted in the crucifixion of Jesus, on Last Day of Jesus, which airs at 7:00 pm on Tuesday.

Just two years in the job and armed with nuclear weapons, North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un is the world’s youngest dictator, ruling one of the world’s most isolated countries. Using new footage smuggled from inside and never-before-told stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, the film offers a rare glimpse of how some North Koreans are defying authority in a country where just being caught with illegal DVDs could mean immediate imprisonment. Secret State of North Korea begins at 9:00 pm on Tuesday.

Screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker dissects his bleak thriller masterpiece, Se7en and working with director David Fincher to create the cult classic film, on On Story, which begins at 10:00 pm on Tuesday.

For centuries, owls have been fascinating hallmarks of children’s stories and folk tales the world over. What actually makes owls so special? The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing work, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st-century technology and design, from high-tech aircraft and submarines to innovative hearing aids. Nature begins Wednesday at 7:00 pm.

Dramatic eyewitness footage reveals the shocking quake that rocked Nepal in April 2015. Join scientists as they examine why this earthquake was so devastating, how the victims are rebuilding and whether another earthquake looms on the horizon, on NOVA, which airs Wednesday at 8:00 pm.

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks – some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat? Find out on Secrets Of The Dead, beginning at 9:00 pm on Wednesday.

Singer/songwriters Ed Sheeran and Valerie June perform. Sheeran lights up hits “Sing!” and “A-Team,” while June burns through material from her acclaimed LP Pushin’ Against a Stone, on Austin City Limits, airing at 10:00 pm on Wednesday and again at 9:00 pm on Friday.

Jeff Nichols is a writer and director whose past works include internationally acclaimed Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter, Mud and Midnight Special. His latest film Loving tells the story of the landmark US civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia. See Nichols on Overheard With Evan Smith, beginning Thursday at 7:00 pm.

Go past the rhetoric to investigate the reality of the Texas border with The Texas Tribune. Step into the shoes of undocumented immigrants, border patrol agents and a borderland rancher, and explore Texas’ thirst for illegal drugs and cheap labor, on Beyond The Wall: A Texas Tribune Investigation, airing Thursday at 7:30 pm.

In a town that epitomize Texas Bar-B-Q, Chet interviews 3 different pit masters, each with their own spin on Texas que. He visits a museum dedicated to the governor who defeated the KKK in Texas and goes fishing on the best “crappie” lake in the state. The Daytripper begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday.

Chet heads to the hill country, eats at a Belgium bakery, swims in Hamilton Pool, climbs Reimer’s Ranch, and polishes the day off at Salt Lick. The second episode of The Daytripper starts at 8:30 pm on Thursday.

Wealthy, eccentric, obese aristocrat Freddy Butler (Joss Ackland – White Mischief; King Lear) drops dead after gathering all three of his wives at his hall. Although the cause of death is revealed to have been natural causes, the case is far from simple when, soon after, his solicitor is killed in a house fire. Watch Midsomer Murders Part 1 beginning at 9:00 pm, and watch Part 2 beginning at 9:52 pm. Both episodes encore Saturday night at 10:38 pm and 11:31 pm.

Disaster Preparedness (University of California Los Angeles) – A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them at the crossroads of commitment, disaster and the art of being prepared. Directed by Melissa Finell. Humpty (New York University) – In time to a classic Harry Nilsson soundtrack, slacker Dean decides to revisit an old high school experiment in his quest to prove his parenting abilities to his pregnant girlfriend. Directed by Clare Sackler. Film School Shorts begin at 10:38 pm.

The life of Sam Houston is chronicled in this three-part series. To help understand this monumental figure in American and Texas history, biographers, professors, authors, descendants, Native Americans, and government leaders share their points of view about Sam Houston. Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier begins at 8:00 pm Friday.

In GREGORY PORTER – LIVE IN BERLIN, Grammy Award-winning jazz/soul singer Gregory Porter performs a sold-out show in front of a rapturous audience at the Berlin Philharmonie, a stunning concert hall known for its impeccable acoustics. Gregory Porter – Live In Berlin begins at 10:00 pm Friday.

Austin City Limits showcases modern Americana with the Avett Brothers and Nickel Creek. The Avett Brothers perform tunes from their LP Magpie and the Dandelion, while Nickel Creek highlights their comeback album, A Dotted Line, airing at 7:00 pm Saturday.

Another episode of Doctor Blake Mysteries, Smoke And Mirrors, begins Saturday night at 8:50 pm.

A PLACE TO CALL HOME is a sweeping romantic drama that centers on enigmatic nurse Sarah Adams (Marta Dusseldorp) as she returns to her native Australia after two decades in Europe. Estranged from her mother and carrying the secrets of her wartime experiences, Adams becomes involved in the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy pastoralist family. When Sarah unwittingly discovers a potentially scandalous Bligh family secret, her future becomes forever linked with theirs. Airs at 9:50 pm on Saturday.

Indie Lens Pop-Up screening: National Bird 4/4

Join KLRU and the Austin Public Library for the Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of the documentary National Bird. This free event takes place Tuesday, April 4th, at 7 pm at the Austin Public Library Windsor Park Branch 5833 Westminster Dr., Austin, TX, 78723.

National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The film gives rare insight through the eyes of both survivors and veterans who suffer from PTSD while plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries.

We will have special guest Alan Pogue sharing his experiences after the film.  Alan Pogue was drafted into the U.S. Army in the summer of 1966 and volunteered to be a medic. After medic training he was asked to be a chaplain’s assistant. He volunteered to go to Vietnam as a chaplain’s assistant. After a short time in Vietnam he volunteered to be a combat medic with the 198th Light Infantry, near Chu Lai. As a combat medic he witnessed not only the death and wounding of fellow soldiers but also the gratuitous murder and general harm done to the Vietnamese population by indiscriminate assault, napalm, bombs of all kinds and sizes, and the poisoning of the countryside with Agent Orange. Once back in the United States he soon joined the Vietnam Veterans Against the War. His interest in photography started in Vietnam and so the documentation of social injustice became central to my photography. In 1998 the American Friends Service Committee asked him to visit Iraq and document the sufering of the general Iraqi population due to the embargo basic food and medical supplies.Voices in the Wilderness, an anti-snactions group, asked him to return to Iraq for the missile strikes on Baghdad. He photographed the the effects of indiscriminate missile strikes on hospitals, neighborhoods and the resultant maiming and death. Veterans for Peace asked him to help in the rebuilding of a water treatment plant in southern Iraq which had fallen into disrepair because the parts need were embargoed. There he met Asraa, a ten year old girl whose arm had been blown off by a U.S. Navy jet that fired a missile near her middle school. He met Mustafa who was harmed and his brother Haider killed in a similar missile strike in Basra. Later he met Asraa, three years old, whose eyes were struck by tiny metal fragments from a tank round fired into her home by the U.S. Army. He helped bring these three children to the United States for medical care. He also saw hundreds die who were beyond help. Many of these children could have lived with proper medical care but neither the medicine nor the medical equipment was there because of the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and Britain. Often groups he was with brought in medicine even though bringing the medicine was against U.S. law. Some of his friends were prosecuted for helping sick and dying children.

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics, to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation.

Just the BEAR necessities on KLRU Q 3/31

March 31st, join KLRU Q for a special night for one of mother nature’s fluffiest, cutest and scariest animals in the forest.

The emotionally engaging documentary BEARY TALES chronicles the gradual maturation of the bear twins as they flourish under Vaclav’s care: their first steps, early forest outings, and development from defenseless babies to cheeky, 135-pound teenagers. Using a well-balanced mix of factual information and charming scenes of the playful duo, the film deftly illustrates the specific complexities that arise when bear cubs are influenced by humans. Beary Tales airs at 8:00 pm.

Detailing the latest research, Chris Packham explores the specialised adaptations that have enabled bears to thrive, including how a polar bear’s hollow fur allows it to feed throughout the gruelling Arctic winter, whilst a state of ‘walking hibernation’ sees it through the summer months, on Wonder Of Animals, airing at 8:55 pm.

The Great Polar Bear Feast is the astonishing story of an annual natural phenomenon that occurs in early September on the north slope of the Arctic. Every year, up to eighty polar bears gather on the frozen shores, near the village of Kaktovik, to feast on the hunter-harvested bowhead whale remains. The film has extraordinary access to the work of scientist Todd Atwood, the lead polar bear scientist for the US Geological Survey. He has estimated that there has been a 40% decline in the polar bears around the South Beaufort Sea since 2006. It is an extraordinary decline, and he is determined to find out why. Watch the Great Polar Bear Feast, airing at 9:29 pm.

 

Highlights March 26 – April 1

KLRU Highlights

Over five centuries, Chatsworth Estate has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family and is presently the home of the current 12th Duke of Devonshire and his family. We take a look behind the doors of the house and stroll around the vast gardens and estate, talking to the Duke and Duchess to find out the real truth behind Chatsworth, on Secrets of Chatsworth, airing at 7:00 pm on Sunday.

Learn the extraordinary story of how, against all odds, the famous literary trio had their genius for writing romantic novels recognized in a male-dominated 19th-century world. To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters on Masterpiece airs at 8:00 pm on Sunday.

When a body is discovered in a vineyard, Father Brown must search for the murderer amongst a group of suspects all seeking to reinvent themselves. This episode of Father Brown airs Sunday at 10:00 pm, and the following Saturday at 8:00 pm.

Ovarian Psychos features a new generation of women of color in East Los Angeles are redefining identity and building community through their bicycle crew, airing Monday at 9:00 pm.

“Amazing Grace” explores the treatment of women in the legal industry from the late 1940’s through today. Specifically, it follows the story of Missouri Attorney Grace Day who was the lone woman in her law school class in 1948 and endured torment from her professors and peers. Amazing Grace airs at 10:00 pm on Monday.

Olivia and Isaí Chacón were trained by the masters of flamenco in Spain. With a deep knowledge and appreciation for the art form, they formed A’lante Flamenco back in America. This back-and-forth of cultural influences has always been at the heart of flamenco, and A’lante Flamenco are the latest tellers of this story. A’lante begins at 10:30 Monday night.

See how laws and mechanisms for international justice are created in the wake of war crimes committed by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. General Yamashita’s conviction for crimes against civilians establishes a command responsibility doctrine. The General’s Ghost airs Tuesday at 7:00 pm.

Learn how the Cold War obstructs postwar justice and how atrocities in conflicts with large civilian tolls-such as Vietnam, Afghanistan and Guatemala-are concealed. Individuals make efforts to expose war crimes and identify the perpetrators. The Blind Eye airs Tuesday 8:00 pm.

See how postwar justice has been revitalized over the past two decades, but is limited in confronting the exponential rise in civilian tolls-sexual violence and genocide-occurring in the Balkans, Rwanda, Congo, Syria, Sri Lanka and other countries. In Our Time airs Tuesday 9:00 pm.

On Story airs at 10:00 pm with Robert Mark Kamen. He looks back on his long-time working relationship with Luc Besson and his approach to writing description, violence, and well-developed characters in films such as The Fifth Element, The Transporter, and the Taken franchise.

Chris Cooper, the Academy Award® winning Best Supporting Actor, for his role in the comedy-drama Adaptation, discusses his acting career in both film and television. Cooper looks back on how he managed to navigate through his roles in iconic films such as Lone Star, Adaptation, American Beauty, Seabiscuit, and August: Osage County among many others on this On Story, airing at 10:30 pm.

Join scientists, experts, and adventurers as they trudge through mountains of snow, climb trees as tall as buildings, and soar high in the air to spy just how these global changes are affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses, Yosemite National Park. Watch Nature Wednesday at 7:00 pm.

A modern-day swordsmith reverse engineers the ultimate weapon of the Middle Ages — a sword both prized and feared. This NOVA special airs Wednesday at 8:00 pm.

Baiae… An escape for ancient Rome’s powerful elite, the Las Vegas of its day. Now, follow archaeologists who are mapping underwater ruins and piecing together what life was like in this playground for the rich, on Secrets of the Dead, airing at 9:00 pm on Wednesday.

On Austin City Limits, Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first collection of original music in 13 years, airing at 10:00 pm on Wednesday and at 9:30 pm on Friday.

John Doe is an actor and musician who co-founded the Los Angeles punk band X. He has appeared in over 50 films and television productions including Great Balls of Fire!, Roadside Prophets, Roswell and more. His latest book, Under the Big Black Sun, explores the LA punk rock movement and its evolution. This episode of Overheard with Evan Smith begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday.

The actor traces the life of Jesus’ close confidant and apostle, St Peter, by looking at the New Testament’s account of him taking charge after the Messiah’s death. Watch David Suchet In The Footsteps Of St. Peter, beginning at 8:00 pm on Thursday.

Chet visits “The Big Bend” of Texas with stops to learn its history and climb to a mountaintop classroom. He eats at a steakhouse inspired by the movie “Giant” and devours hot dogs from a truck that takes wienies to a whole other universe. The Daytripper begins at 8:30 pm Thursday and 10:00 pm the following Saturday.

The mother of a deceased one-time carnival queen is found dead in a stream. Once again, Barnaby must dig up the past to solve the case. Dead Letters, Parts 1 & 2 from Midsomer Murders begin at 9:00 pm and 9:52 pm on Thursday.

Above the Sea (Columbia University) – In the dangerous underworld of 1930s Shanghai, Fei, a young lady of the evening, must decide how far she is willing to go to exact vengeance. Directed by Keola Racela. Un Mundo para Raul (Columbia University) – When thirteen-year-old Raul is asked to entertain the local landowner’s son, a treacherous game of power and pride unfolds between the boys. Directed by Mauro Mueller. The Film School Shorts begins at 10:38 pm on Thursday.

Sway to LA Phil Music Director Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl as he leads the orchestra in an evening of Latin music, including works by Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla and Lalo Schifrin, on this episode of Great Performances, airing at 8:00 pm on Friday.

In Sacred Hearts, singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez’s latest work carries the weight of generations, which airs at 10:30 pm on Friday.

Singer/songwriters Ed Sheeran and Valerie June perform. Sheeran lights up hits “Sing!” and “A-Team,” while June burns through material from her acclaimed LP Pushin’ Against a Stone, on Austin City Limits, airing at 7:00 pm on Saturday.

Many years have passed since Dr. Blake first returned home from war to run his father’s old practice. But Ballarat is no longer the sanctuary from the outside world it used to be. Amid the upheaval, the mysteries continue and Lucien Blake will face his most personal challenge yet as he tries solving his own mother’s mysterious death. Doctor Blake Mysteries begins at 8:50 pm on Saturday.

The Prodigal Daughter on Place To Call Home is a 3-part series that will help guide viewers through the realities of the home-buying process. Follows three families as they search for a home. Along the way they learn about credit history, appraisals and inspections, qualifying for a loan, closing costs and more. Watch the first episode beginning at 9:50 pm on Saturday.