/ Modified feb 28, 2014 11:12 a.m.

Celebrate Women’s History Month

Arizona Public Media presents an extensive lineup of special programming during March in observance of Women’s History Month

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From history to performing arts and independent film, PBS, WORLD, UA Channel, and ReadyTV offer viewers the opportunity to explore the rich, vibrant history, and the political, scientific, social and cultural contributions of women.

Highlights include:

Makers: “Women Who Make America,” March 18 – 20 at 11 p.m. on PBS 6
This series shows the different ways in which the women’s movement made an impact across industries—sometimes propelling change forward and sometimes creating new challenges to overcome. The stories are heart-warming, funny, and will entertain, educate and inspire.

POV: “The Light in Her Eyes,” March 21 at 3 p.m. on PBS 6
This documentary challenges many stereotypes about Muslims. In Damascus, the diverse and cosmopolitan capital of Syria—roiled now by uprisings—Habash is a religiously observant wife and mother who wears the hijab head covering. Yet she is also the woman who, going against tradition in her conservative culture, decided to become an Islamic preacher at the precocious age of 17 by opening a Qur’an school for girls in a downtown mosque.

American Experience: “Margaret Mitchell,” March 19 at 3 p.m. on PBS 6
This special reveals a complex woman who experienced profound identity shifts during her life and struggled with the two great issues of her day: the changing role of women and the liberation of African Americans. A charismatic force until a tragic accident led to her death at age 48, Mitchell rebelled against the stifling social

Programs:

PBS 6:
Frontline: “Rape in the Fields”
March 18 at 10 p.m.
Makers: Women Who Make America, Parts 1, 2 & 3
March 18 – 20 at 11p.m.
“Julia Robinson and Hilbert’s Tenth Problem”
March 20 at 3 p.m.
POV: “The Light in Her Eyes"
March 21 at 3 p.m.
“Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound”
March 27 at 3 p.m.
POV: “The World Before Her”
March 28 at 3 p.m.
Independent Lens: “Strong”
April 1 at 3 a.m.

UA Channel:
Independent Lens: “Strong”
March 2 at 9 p.m.
“The Naked Option”
March 4 at 8 p.m.
“Julia Robinson and Hilbert’s Tenth Problem”
March 7 at 8 p.m.
Service: “When Women Come Marching Home”
March 11 at 8 p.m.
“No Going Back: Women & the War”
March 19 at 8 p.m.
“Sisters”
March 27 at 8 p.m.
“Girl’s Life”
March 28 at 8 p.m.

WORLD:
Global Voices: “Sahyfeen Com”
March 2 at 8 p.m.
American Reframed: “Lulu Sessions”
March 4 at 6 p.m.
Living Courageously: “The Spirit of Women”
March 4 at 7 p.m.
“Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines”
March 6 at Noon
Makers: “Women Who Make America, Parts 1”
March 7 at 5 p.m.
“Julia Robinson and Hilbert’s Tenth Problem”
March 7 at Midnight
Women, War & Peace: “Came to Testify”
March 11 at Noon
America Reframed: “My Louisiana Love”
March 11 at 6 p.m.
Women, War & Peace: “Pray the Devil Back to Hell”
March 12 at Noon
Frontline: “Outlawed in Pakistan”
March 12 at 7 p.m.
Women, War & Peace: “Peace Unveiled”
March 13 at Noon
“Women in Chemistry: Life Lessons from the Laboratory”
March 13 at 7 p.m.
Women, War & Peace: “The War We Are Living”
March 14 at Noon
POV: “The World Before Her”
March 14 at 7 p.m.
“No Job for a Woman”
March 16 at 10 a.m.
Global Voices: “Working Mom”
March 16 at 8 p.m.
America Reframed: “Mothers of Bedford”
March 18 at 6 p.m.
Frontline: “Rape in the Fields”
March 19 at 7 p.m.
“Virginia Lee Burton: A Sense of Place”
March 21 at 7 p.m.
POV: “Girl Model”
march 28 at 6:30 p.m.

ReadyTV:
“Colored Frames”
March 1 at Noon
“Quilt in a Day”
March 23 at Noon and 12:30p.m.
“Weaving Worlds”
March 30 at Noon

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