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KCET Airing Three Documentaries From LA Filmmakers

Starting next week, KCET will air three documentaries on the plight of Latinos in Los Angeles.

Paraiso for Sale (Sept. 26 at 10 p.m.), Visions of Aztlan (Sept. 29 at 9:30 p.m) and Twenty-Five Hundred & One (Oct. 6 at 9:30 p.m.) all feature Los Angeles filmmakers and are part of KCET’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

“KCET is excited to showcase local filmmakers with these three dynamic, culturally distinctive films to our diverse viewership,” Bohdan Zachary, vice president of broadcasting and program development for KCET, said in a statement. “As a community-supported station, we pride ourselves on leveraging top local talent for program development.  We’re very pleased to spotlight such poignant films that mark culturally important milestones in Los Angeles history.”

Details on each documentary after the jump:

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Golfing Vacation Leads to Scottish Caddies DVD

The credits of LA based Artists Confederacy founder Ronald Colby are impressive, to say the least. They start at the Francis Ford Coppola end with The Godfather Part II and move on to other equally illustrious film folk such as Clint Eastwood and John Hughes.

But for golfing fans, there may be no more memorable a Colby credit than Scottish Caddies, his newest non-fiction effort. Filmed during a four-week 2009 overseas links vacation, the documentary catches up with some famous bag handlers as well as celebrity golfer tales involving the likes of Bill Clinton, Sean Connery and Jack Lemmon.

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