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Hummingbirds

Season 37 Episode 2 | 1hr 15m 25s

In Hummingbirds, Silvia and Beba tell their own coming-of-age story, transforming their hometown on the Texas-Mexico border into a wonderland of creative expression and activist hijinks. Filmed collaboratively over the final summer of their fleeting youth, their cinematic self-portrait celebrates the power of friendship and joy as tools of survival and resistance.

Aired: 06/30/24 | Expires: 09/29/24
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