Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a showing of the documentary, Inocente. Told entirely in her own words, Inocente is a coming-of-age documentary about the determination of a teenage artist who struggles as a homeless undocumented immigrant amid a lifetime of personal challenges and bleak circumstances. The film won the 2012 Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short Subject. A panel discussion with the filmmakers follows the screening.
This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.Learn more →
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
WETA's mission is to produce and broadcast programs of intellectual integrity and cultural merit that recognize viewers' and listeners' intelligence, curiosity and interest in the world around them.Learn more →