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What We’re Watching — September 2018

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“Barnes and … A Conversation With Anne Farris Rosen”

Anne Faris Rosen, daughter of award-winning journalist John N. Herbers, joins host Steve Barnes to discuss Herbers’ memoir “Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist” in a special episode. Rosen spent a decade editing the book with her father, completing it prior to his death in March 2017.

Tune in Monday, Sept. 3, at 6:30 p.m., or watch online later at aetn.org/programs/barnesand.

Exploring Arkansas September 2018

“Exploring Arkansas”

This month on “Exploring Arkansas” join host Chuck Dovish as he visits Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, learns about The Edible Insects program at DeGray Lake Resort State Park, stops by a hidden gem at Storm Creek Lake in Mississippi River State Park, takes in the view at Little Grand Canyon in southern Arkansas and gets to know the history of Camp Mitchell at Petit Jean Mountain.

Tune in Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 6:30 p.m., or watch online later at aetn.org/exploringarkansas.

AETN Student Selects 2018

“Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase”

Dive back into the school year with must-see films made by students from across Arkansas. Featuring comedies, family dramas, personal documentaries, historical films and more, “Student Selects” airs on Friday evenings at 6:30 beginning Sept. 7.

Join us Fridays 6:30 p.m. starting Sept. 7.

“The Miniaturist”

In 1686, when 18-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam and finally meets her wealthy merchant husband, he presents her with a wedding gift: a cabinet that is a miniature replica of their home, to be furnished by an elusive Miniaturist. When the tiny creations mirror what is happening within the house in unexpected ways and seem to be predicting and unraveling the future with unsettling precision, will the Miniaturist prove to be the key to their salvation or the architect of their downfall?

Sundays at 8 p.m. beginning Sept. 9.

“American Masters — Basquiat: Rags to Riches”

Discover the anonymous graffiti artist turned rock star of the early 80s art scene in New York whose work ultimately commanded millions. It took less than a decade for the accountant's son from Brooklyn to rise to dizzying heights.

Friday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m.

“The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor?”

In his first, hour-long movie, Daniel Tiger is getting new neighbors: the Platypus family. As Jodi Platypus adjusts to the neighborhood, children learn about meeting someone who looks different and how it feels to be the new kid on the block.

Tune in Monday, Sept. 17, at 8:30 a.m.

“American Masters: Harper Lee”

Explore the mysterious life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The documentary examines social changes the novel inspired, while interviewees reflect on the book's power, influence and popularity. The documentary was originally released less than a year before Harper Lee’s passing in February 2016 at the age of 89.

Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m.

“Amazing Human Body”

Your body is the most sophisticated organism on earth. It is a scientific marvel and much about it remains a mystery. "The Amazing Human Body" uses cutting-edge graphics to reveal the surprisingly beautiful biological processes that keeps you alive. Discover the ingenious ways your body develops, adapts and endures through case studies from around the globe.

Wednesday, Sept. 19, starting at 7 p.m.

“Art in the 21st Century”

Focusing on contemporary visual art and artists in the United States, each episode in the series profiles three to four artists. In short segments, featured artists speak directly to the audience in their own words, reflecting on their lives, sources of inspiration, and working processes to demonstrate the full breadth of artistic practice across the country and reveal the depth of inter-generational and multicultural talent.

Friday, Sept. 21, at 8 p.m.

“Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew”

Follow Anne Shirley's journey to Queen's College in Charlottetown in this 90-minute special. Upon her arrival, Anne misses Matthew and Marilla, and is overwhelmed by loneliness, city life and the intense competition. Will Anne find that the dark cloud over her life does have a silver lining?

Sunday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.

“Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science”

Blending historical narrative with contemporary patient stories, the two-part documentary from Ken Burns provides a look at how the Mayo Clinic has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 years – and what that can teach us about facing the challenges of patient care today.

Watch with us Sept. 25 and 26, starting at 8 and 9 p.m. respectively.

Hispanic Heritage Awards

“Hispanic Heritage Awards”

Join the country's highest tribute to Latinos by Latinos. The program includes performances and appearances by celebrated Hispanic artists and recognize honorees including Sister Norma, Richard “Crazy Legs” Colon, Karol G, Mj Rodriguez and Daniel Lubetzky.

Friday, Sept. 28, at 9 p.m.

The Durrells in Corfu Season 3

“The Durrells in Corfu: Season 3”

In the eight-episode season, Louisa has made the decision to give up searching for love, choosing instead to focus on her family. However, with Larry struggling to write his third novel, Margo in search of a new vocation, Gerry continuing to grow his menagerie and Leslie juggling three different girls, Louisa has her work cut out. With an imminent arrival from her Aunt, Louisa hopes that Hermione will be able to help set her children back on the straight and narrow.

Sundays at 7 p.m. starting Sept. 30.
Binge watch the full season on AETN Passport starting Sept. 30 — learn more at aetnfoundation.org/passport.

“Poldark: Season 4”

The popular period drama returns to follow Ross as he defends Cornwall from an empowered George Warleggan, risking everything he holds dear to embark on a political journey which takes him to the nation's capital. Meanwhile, Demelza finds her loyalties torn, Elizabeth tries to strengthen her marriage and another nemesis emerges, threatening everything Ross Poldark holds dear.

Sundays at 8 p.m. beginning Sept. 30.
Want to binge watch the full season? Find out how you can starting Sept. 30 with AETN Passport at aetnfoundation.org/passport.

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