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Independent Lens | The New Black

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Watch Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | See how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue.

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Independent Lens | Love Free or Die

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Watch Monday, June 15, 2015 at 8pm on WORLD | Faith, love, marriage, homosexuality and the Episcopal Church collide in the first openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire.

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Independent Lens | 1971

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Watch Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:30am | Hear the story of eight ordinary citizens who broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania in 1971.

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Independent Lens | Powerless

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Watch Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 11pm on WORLD | See a man who provides illegal electrical services in India and the woman trying to dismantle them.

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Independent Lens | Bully

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Watch Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 6:30pm on WORLD | Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

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Independent Lens | Limited Partnership

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Watch Monday, June 15, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV.

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Independent Lens | The Homestretch

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Online Screening Thursday, May 7 at 2pm. Register today!

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Independent Lens | Spies of Mississippi

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Watch Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | Learn about a spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi in the 50s-60s to preserve segregation.

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Independent Lens: Through a Lens Darkly

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Watch Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 7:30pm on WORLD | Learn about black photographers who recorded the lives of generations, from slavery to the present.

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Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Watch Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:30pm on WORLD | Witness Muhammad Ali’s toughest bout, his battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service.

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Independent Lens: More Than a Month

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Watch Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African American filmmaker, goes on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month.

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Independent Lens | American Denial

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Join us for screenings on February 4, 2015 at 1PM | February 17, 2015 6:30PM | February 19, 2015 6:30PM | February 24, 2015 6:30PM.

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Independent Lens | The Kill Team/Confusion Through Sand

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Watch Monday, January 19, 2015 at midnight | Learn about a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan who tried to alert military to war crimes committed by his platoon.

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Independent Lens | A Path Appears

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Watch Mondays, January 26 - February 9, 2015 at 10pm | Three-part series about activists fighting gender oppression in the U.S. and the world. 

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Independent Lens | Evolution of a Criminal

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Watch Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10pm | Seventeen years after serving his sentence for a bank robbery, follow Darius Clark Monroe as he faces the people affected by his actions.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

New York NOW: Education & History

Thousands rally for more charter schools

Thousands rally for more charter schools

It was the charter schools’ turn to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to...

POV Documentary Blog

Spread the Word: 'Beats of the Antonov' on PBS

Spread the Word: 'Beats of the Antonov' on PBS

Beats of the Antonov airs tonight on PBS. Check out our sample tweets and let your community know about the film.