Made Here brings you the important thoughts, ideas, and issues of our region. Films made by, and about your neighbors.
Watch on our main TV channel Thursdays 8-10 p.m. Past episodes also air on our Plus channel. Select "Made Here" in our TV schedule for all current episodes. Or watch all available episodes on demand via web and Smart TV including the PBS app. Episode availability dependent on license agreements with our partner producers.
New season on now!
Fall season is underway with compelling new episodes, premiering every Thursday at 8:00 pm on our main broadcast channel. Most episodes are available to watch same day via Video On Demand (depending on licensing and rights).
Nov. 9 @ 8:00 pm
For 17 years Talent Skatepark was a central pillar of the Vermont skateboard scene. After closing their doors in 2018, the community banded together to revive Talent as a non-profit. Duration 00:28 | More airings
Nov. 16 @ 8:00 pm
A quirky, feel-good portrait of Gabor Szilasi, the 94-year-old giant of Canadian contemporary photography. It is an uplifting immigrant story and an inspiring lesson on how to grow old with elegance and dignity. Duration 1:42 | More airings
Trick Or Trees
Nov. 30 @ 8:00 pm
Every year, at the beginning of the month of December, Quebecer Marc-Antoine goes to New York city in order to sell Christmas trees in the streets. From his little shack, he's witnessing the daily life of New Yorkers seeking the perfect Christmas ornament. Duration 0:29 | More airings
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Made HereGabor Szilasi, 95, has been based in Montreal since the late 1950s. He's known for immortalizing both landscape and people, and for his optimistic, joyful approach.
Made HereTalent Skatepark is Vermont's only indoor skatepark. The next entry in Vermont Public's Made Here series, Talent, follows the park's highs and lows.
Made HereIn 'Stitch, Breathe, Speak,' NH parishioners use quilting to spur conversations about racial injusticeIn the new documentary Stitch, Breathe, Speak, a group of parishioners from several predominantly white New Hampshire churches create quilts featuring the last words spoken by George Floyd before he was murdered by a Minnesota police officer in 2020. The film touches on what the quilt panels and Floyd’s words brought to the ones making them.
Made HereNye Ffarrabas is an artist known for her contributions to the Fluxus art movement. She also served as one of the key inspirations for John Killacky's film Flux, part of the 18th season of Vermont Public's Made Here series.
Made HereOver his lifetime, Brian Boland built and flew more than 100 hot air balloons, and ran the Post Mills Airport in Orange County. Boland always had a colorful story at the ready. And with a tweed cap and a gray beard, the man known locally as the Balloon Guy also looked the part of an eccentric airman.
Made HereMeet the Scientist introduces viewers to the people working to protect the natural and cultural heritage of Lake Champlain. Host Jenn Jarecki sat down with Chris Sabick, interim co-director and director of archeology and research at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.
Made HereA Journey to the White Mountains in Words and Music is the latest film in Vermont Public's Made Here series. Filmmaker Elizabeth Myer approached New Hampshire author Howard Mansfield and musician Ben Cosgrove about recording their stage show, which melds 19th century paintings of the White Mountains with clips of modern tourism hotspots.
Made Here'The Merrimack: River at Risk' asks why the watershed is at risk, and whether we can save it. Host Jenn Jarecki sat down with director Jerry Monkman to learn more.
Made Here'The Bear's Den' showcases Townshend's Charlie Dion, his chainsaw carvings and philosophical musingsThe Bear's Den gives us a glimpse inside Charlie Dion's life as a chainsaw carver, craftsman and homesteader in the woods of Townshend.
Made HereThe next documentary in the Made Here series takes us into the world of Keith, a superfan of New York native and folk rocker Ani DiFranco. In Dear Ani, she is the sometimes uncomfortable main focus of Keith's music, art and mania.