New America Now: The Oscar Goes To, On the Road with Evo, Global Lives

New America Now: The Oscar Goes To, On the Road with Evo, Global Lives

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This week on New America Now: Valeria Fernandez and Stan Washington join Ethnic Media Watch, Tupac Saavedra followed the Evo Morales election campaign in On the Road with Evo, director John Doyle re-interprets The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht, and the Global Lives Project follows ten people from around the world for twenty four hours.

Ethnic Media Watch:


Media monitor Valeria Fernandez shares a story about the Mexican workers who craft the most sought after trophy in Hollywood: the Oscar, and; Stan Washington looks at a report on the failure of the economic stimulus to benefit African Americans.


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Sandip Roy talks to:


Tupac Saavedra discusses Hilary Clinton's recent trip to Latin America. He is the director of On the Road with Evo, a PBS Frontline/World documentary about Bolivian president Evo Morales' election campaign.


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Mary Ambrose talks to:


Director John Doyle has re-imagined The Caucasian Chalk Circle, the legendary play from German playwright Bertolt Brecht. The play is at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco now until March 14th.


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Sandip Roy talks to:


David Evan Harris is the brains behind the Global Lives Project featuring documentaries that capture 24 hours in the lives of ten people from around the world. It is playing now until June 20th at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.


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