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POV | The Learning - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011 | PBS

Find out more at http://www.pbs.org/pov/learning"The Learning" will air September 20, 2011 on PBS. Check local listings. One hundred years ago, American teachers established the English-speaking public school system of the Philippines. Now, in a striking turnabout, American schools are recruiting Filipino teachers. "The Learning" is the story of four Filipino women who reluctantly leave their families and schools to teach in Baltimore. With their increased salaries, they hope to transform their families' lives back in their impoverished country. But the women also bring idealistic visions of the teacher's craft and of life in America, which soon collide with Baltimore's tough realities. A co-production of CineDiaz and ITVS in association with The Center for Asian American Media, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and American Documentary | POV. (90 minutes)Related videos:The Principal Story - Documentary Trailer - POV 2009http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-62KEU_kkAThe Boys of Baraka - Documentary Trailer - POV 2006http://www.pbs.org/pov/boysofbaraka/Biblioburro: The Donkey Library - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jvm_crE0j4The new season of PBS' award-winning documentary series POV (Point of View) kicks off on Tuesday June 21, 2011 at 10 p.m. (check local listings) with "Kings of Pastry," D A Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus' behind-the-scenes account of France's greatest pastry competition, an epic, three-day test of passion, perseverance, artistry and nerves. In advance of the new season, on Tuesday, June 7, POV will present a special encore broadcast of the Oscar-nominated film "The Most Dangerous Man in America," in honor of the 40th anniversary of Daniel Ellsberg's release of the Pentagon Papers, an event that changed the course of the Vietnam War and world history.The 24th season of POV airs on PBS on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. from June 21-Sept. 27, 2011, and will continue with fall 2011 and winter/spring 2012 specials. POV is ...
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