Thom Powers appears in the following:
"White Hot" Reveals a Scandalous Clothing Company
Friday, April 29, 2022
"White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch" explores allegations of racism, discrimination and sexual harassment at the clothing store marketed to the "cool kids."
"When We Were Bullies" Explores Complicity
Friday, April 08, 2022
Filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt reflects on a Brooklyn schoolyard incident from 1965 in the Oscar nominated short documentary "When We Were Bullies."
Racing against time in "Sub Eleven Seconds"
Friday, March 25, 2022
"Sub Eleven Seconds" captures Sha'Carri Richardson, one of the fastest women to ever run the 100 meter race, as she competes to qualify for the Olympics in 2021.
Inside "The Andy Warhol Diaries"
Friday, March 18, 2022
"The Andy Warhol Diaries" is a six-part series capturing the artist's personal life in his own words — using AI technology to recreate his voice.
"Calendar Girl" profiles Ruth Finley
Friday, March 11, 2022
"Calendar Girl" profiles Ruth Finley who created the Fashion Calendar that was an indispensable resource for designers.
"Dear Mr. Brody" explores a mysterious millionaire
Friday, March 04, 2022
"Dear Mr. Brody" takes us back to 1970 when a 21-year-old heir to a fortune promised to give away his money, causing thousands of people to write him letters describing their needs.
Remembering "The Automat"
Friday, February 25, 2022
"The Automat" tells a lively history of the restaurant chain Horn & Hardart through the memories of famous customers like Mel Brooks, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Colin Powell.
"We Need to Talk About Cosby" explores a shattered legacy
Friday, February 18, 2022
"We Need to Talk About Cosby" grapples with the legacy of the once beloved comedian who's been accused by over 60 women of rape and sexual assault.
"Ronnie's" Explores a Legendary Jazz Club
Friday, February 11, 2022
"Ronnie's" tells the history of London's legendary jazz club and its co-founder, tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott.
"Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back" Profiles a Virtuoso Performer
Friday, February 04, 2022
"Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back" profiles the dancer who was a child performer with his younger brother Gregory before they took divergent paths.
Confronting History in "Lynching Postcards"
Friday, January 28, 2022
Christine Turner's short documentary "Lynching Postcards" examines the history of racial terror lynchings in America that were memorialized with photographic souvenirs.
"Cheer" Returns for Season Two
Friday, January 21, 2022
The Netflix phenomenon "Cheer" returns for a second season following the college cheerleading squad Navarro as they compete against rival Trinity Valley for a national championship.
Jeffery Robinson Reexamines Black History in "Who We Are"
Friday, January 14, 2022
Lawyer Jeffery Robinson delivers a version of history different from what's taught in schools in "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America."
"American Insurrection" Explores the Legacy of January 6
Friday, January 07, 2022
"American Insurrection" on PBS's Frontline investigates vigilante groups active in the storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
"Fauci" Examines the Fight Against Pandemics
Friday, December 31, 2021
"Fauci" profiles the doctor who's served as an adviser to seven American presidents as he grapples with the science and politics of Covid-19.
Live Theater Returns in "Reopening Night"
Friday, December 24, 2021
"Reopening Night" captures the cast and crew of Shakespeare in the Park as they produce "Merry Wives" after the pandemic shutdown.
"Street Gang" Explores the Origins of Sesame Street
Friday, December 17, 2021
"Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street" looks at the origins of the groundbreaking children's television show.
"Takeover" Revisits the Young Lords in Action
Friday, December 10, 2021
The half-hour documentary "Takeover" recounts how the radical Puerto Rican group the Young Lords took over a South Bronx hospital in 1970.
The Documentary 'Listening to Kenny G' Explores Musical Taste
Friday, December 03, 2021
The documentary "Listening to Kenny G" profiles the saxophonist whose instrumental hits helped popularize the radio format of smooth jazz and created a backlash.
New York City Confronts Covid-19 in "The First Wave"
Friday, November 19, 2021
"The First Wave" profiles hospital workers in Queens during the early months of Covid-19 and the street protests against police violence.