PBS Scots American Immigrant Documentary Voices Over the Water


Photo courtesy of Jane Ferguson and Guy Perrotta.

Voices Over the Water is a new PBS documentary film featuring 2023 EMMY award-winning actor Brian Cox that explores the struggles and triumphs of Scottish immigrants to the US. Karen Allen, known for her roles in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Starman, and other feature films, narrates the documentary, and music by GRAMMY and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet-musician Rhiannon Giddens, and EMMY Award winner Charles David Denler. Check your local PBS station for air dates and times. You can watch the one-hour introduction for free on PBS at regularly scheduled times, or stream it if you subscribe to the PBS Passport. Producers Jane Ferguson and Guy Perrotta are releasing the two-hour extended version of the film on Amazon and iTunes in July. They also have a website for the film to view a trailer and learn more at voicesoverthewater.com.