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The 2010 Disney film Secretariat offered one version of the life of the famed horse’s owner, Penny Chenery, as portrayed by Diane Lane. But that version was perhaps more glamorized and Hollywood-esque than the true story. To share a more raw and honest look at her life and legacy, Penny Chenery sat down with her son, filmmaker John Tweedy, in the documentary Penny & Red: The Life of Secretariat’s Owner. Originally released in 2013 – four years before Chenery’s death in September 2017 at the age of 95 – this revised, updated version of Penny & Red has been re-edited to include new interviews and information covering the end of Chenery’s life.
The next episode of KET’s Kentucky Life showcases the Treetop Adventure at Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park, Georgetown’s Ward Hall, The Feminist Artists of Kentucky and The Filson Historical Society in Louisville.
Kentucky Life explores Bosnian culture and coffee in Bowling Green, NKY singing group and woodworker Wyatt Severs
The next episode of KET’s Kentucky Life showcases a thriving Bosnian community in Bowling Green, including an in-depth exploration of Bosnian coffee, which is central to their culture. The program also spotlights a cappella group The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers and Murray woodworker Wyatt Severs.
Independent Lens “Look & See: Wendell Berry’s Kentucky” offers a cinematic portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in an era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind’s eye of writer, farmer, activist and Henry County native Wendell Berry.
Host Chad Miles and a panel of experts from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources answer viewers’ questions about the spring fishing season in this annual, live call-in program.