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View Truth Tellers Documentary on PBS

The compelling documentary Truth Tellers – featuring AWTT artist Robert Shetterly and the inspiring lives of his portrait subjects – will be aired around the country this winter on local PBS affiliate stations and on PBS’s WORLD Channel

The nationwide WORLD Channel broadcast (also streaming) will take place on February 29, 2024, at 2 p.m. EST. (“Carried by 194 partner stations in markets representing 77% of US TV households, WORLD can also be experienced on social and video platforms, including FacebookInstagramTwitter and TikTokYouTube and the PBS app.”)

If you missed the February 29th WORLD Channel offering, you have other options:

  • Check your local PBS affiliate’s website calendar to find additional broadcasts in your area.
  • View on demand in many PBS affiliate areas using your Passport subscription.

“Truth Tellers chronicles the lives of courageous Americans fighting for peace, racial equality, environmental justice and indigenous rights through the eyes of artist Robert Shetterly. Shetterly uses his art to explore these activists’ response to some of the most pressing issues of today. The film explores the intersection of these issues and the urgency of coming together to confront them.”

Kelsey Juliana Awtt Portrait
AWTT portrait of environmental activist Kelsey Juliana

The film, directed by Richard Kane, won the Audience Award for Best Film at the Whistleblower Summit & Film Festival and has been featured at numerous film festivals around the country, including the Camden International Film Festival, the Independent Film Festival Boston, and the Global Peace Film Festival. 

Bill Moyers, American journalist and political commentator, commented, “I am an ardent fan of Robert’s work and of the man himself. He is the Diogenes of our time, searching for truth in the work of his subjects. He has become an invaluable chronicler of 2lst century America. . . . Congratulations with this important film.”

The film is also available for purchase at Bullfrog Films and for academic streaming through Docusee.

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