Miss the POV film “Up Heartbreak Hill” on your local PBS, well you can watch the full documentary online until August 26th
Thomas and Tamara are track stars at their rural New Mexico high school. Like many teenagers, they are torn between the lure of brighter futures elsewhere and the ties that bind them to home. For these teens, however, home is an impoverished town on the Navajo reservation, and leaving means separating from family, tradition and the land that has been theirs for generations. Erica Scharf’sUp Heartbreak Hill is a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern. Run time online is 55:42. Click the link below the video watch the rest of the video.