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A Series of Online Viewing Experiences

Panhandle PBS Presents invites viewers to a virtual room to watch national and local Panhandle PBS content and chat electronically with others and sometimes, the filmmakers themselves! We hope those we serve will enjoy this opportunity to connect with fellow community members, engage in real-time dialogue, learn something new, and stay safe wherever they are.

Online, interactive platforms will include Zoom and OVEE (Online Viewing and Engagement Experience). Event information will be updated on this page as it becomes available. For more information, please call Panhandle PBS at 806-371-5479.

Upcoming Events

Missing in Brooks County

Screening details coming soon

January 13 2022 at 7 p.m.

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More migrants go missing in rural South Texas (Brooks County) than anywhere else in the U.S. – it’s estimated to be the location of 3,000 deaths since 2008. The documentary film “Missing in Brooks County” chronicles families whose loved ones have disappeared after crossing the Mexico border, and community activist Eddie Canales is often the last hope to try and bring those missing back home.

With migrant deaths at an all-time high this year, the timely documentary follows Canales as he searches for answers. “Missing in Brooks County” points a humanizing lens on the law enforcement agents, human rights workers, and activists who come face to face with the life and death consequences of a broken immigration system.

"Missing in Brooks County" airs on Panhandle PBS Monday, January 31 at 9 p.m. as part of Independent Lens.



Screening details coming soon

Winter 2021

U.S. prisons and jails lead the world in incarcerating women – what happens when they return to their families?

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Writing With Fire 

Screening details coming soon

Spring 2022

In the midst of a patriarchal news landscape, the reporters with Khabar Lahariya – India's only all-female news network – are taking it upon themselves to redefine power.

Past Events

Ali National Preview and Discussion

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September 14, 2021 at 6 p.m.

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Join a national PBS hour-long discussion with the filmmaker and special guests, featuring clips from the new four-part series, Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali was directed by Ken Burns, and written and co-directed by Sarah Burns and David McMahon. The film follows the life of one of the best-known figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans with his mesmerizing combination of speed, agility and power in the ring, and his charm, wit and outspokenness outside of it. At the height of his fame, Ali challenged Americans' racial prejudices, religious biases, and notions about what roles celebrities and athletes play in our society, and inspired people all over the world with his message of pride and self-affirmation.

Muhammad Ali will air on Panhandle PBS September 19-22 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Storm Lake

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November 10, 2021 at 6 p.m.

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Does American democracy survive without the backbone of independent local journalism?  Go inside The Storm Lake Times, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper serving an Iowa town that has seen its fair share of changes in the 40 years since Big Agriculture came to the area.  Editor Art Cullen and his family dedicate themselves to keeping the paper alive as local journalism across the country dies out.

Art Cullen, Editor, The Storm Lake Times will participate in the live stream panel and filmmakers, Jerry Risius (Director & DP) and Beth Levison (Director & Producer) will participate in the text chat during the online screening. 

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