On Monday, February 10th South Florida PBS and Broward College held a preview screening of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. at Broward College North Campus. The preview screening highlighted excerpts from the first 6 episodes of Season 6. The screening was followed by a Q&A with Professor Domenica Diraviam from Broward College, Dr. Rose Mary Stiffin from Florida Memorial University and Diana McKenny the President of the Genealogical Society of Broward county. You can tune in to watch Finding Your Roots Tuesday's at 8 PM on WPBT and Monday's at 8 PM on WXEL. South Florida PBS thanks the South Florida community for its support which makes it possible to bring this type of program and event to the heart of the communities we serve. We, at South Florida PBS, hope to continue to be your beacon of light and your most trusted institution in America. Because your trust is something we’ll never take for granted.
On Sunday, January 5th South Florida PBS, filmmaker Oscar Corral and Miami Dade College held the premiere screening of Making It In America at the Miami Dade College Koubek Center. The documentary highlights immigrant entrepreneurs of all levels, from multi-millionaire concrete magnate Luis Garcia to the formerly undocumented founder of Lulu’s Ice Cream, Luisa Santos. The screening was followed by a Q&A with a few of protagonists of the success stories featured in the documentary. With over 150 people in attendance, the event was a great success.
On Sunday, Dec. 8th, in Celebration of KidVision Music Time, South Florida PBS held a preview screening with Miss Penny and Dolores Sukhdeo, CEO of South Florida PBS at the Miami Theater Center. The screening of KidVision Music Time was followed by a musical petting zoo with musicians from New World Symphony. KidVision Music Time is produced in partnership with New World Symphony and is made possible in part by The Kirk Foundation.