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GREAT PERFORMANCES

S42 Ep11: Twilight: Los Angeles

  • Aired: 06/29/2012
  • 01:26:46
  • Rating: NR
Online debut: April 29, 2015. Anna Deavere Smith's powerful one-woman theater piece about the 1991 Rodney King beating, the violent aftermath of the 1992 verdict, and the lasting impact of the L.A. riots on America's conscience. Award-winning director Marc Levin weaves Smith's stage performance with news footage and interviews to create a portrait of rage, sorrow, loss, and battered hope.
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S42 Ep11: Twilight: Los Angeles
S42 Ep11: Twilight: Los Angeles
An encore of Anna Deavere Smith’s theatrical work about the 1992 L.A. riots.
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GREAT PERFORMANCES is made possible by the Irene Diamond Fund, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Rosalind P. Walter, The Agnes Varis Trust, The Starr Foundation, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Lenore Hecht Foundation, Abra Prentice Foundation, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Jody and John Arnhold, Anne Ray Charitable Trust, and PBS.
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