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Independent Lens | Dogtown Redemption

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Watch Monday, May 16, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Dogtown Redemption follows the lives of three of these people over the course of seven years: an ultimate recycling hustler, a former minister who struggles with his own fall from grace, and the daughter of a prominent Korean.

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Independent Lens | My Nazi Legacy

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Watch Monday, May 2, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | My Nazi Legacy explores the relationship between two men, each the sons of high-ranking Nazi officials, and internationally renowned British human rights lawyer Philippe Sands, whose family perished in the Holocaust.

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Independent Lens | Democrats

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Watch Monday, April 18, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Democrats follows two political operatives in Zimbabwe who have been appointed to lead the creation of a new constitution after years of corrupt leadership.

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Independent Lens | Welcome to Leith

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Watch Monday, April 4, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb.

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Independent Lens | Wilhemina's War

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Watch Monday, February 29, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Wilhemina’s War is the story of Wilhemina Dixon, an uneducated daughter of sharecroppers who becomes a force in her family’s fight for survival from HIV and AIDS.

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Independent Lens | A Ballerina's Tale

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Watch at midnight on Monday, February 8 and Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | Follow Misty Copeland's journey from the triumph to injury.

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Independent Lens | East of Salinas

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Watch Monday, December 28 at 12am on WMHT TV | Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, December 14, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV. | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Independent Lens | India's Daughter

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Watch Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a young Indian woman sparked an international movement.

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Independent Lens | Stray Dog

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Screening October 1 - November 8, 2015 | There’s much more to Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall than meets the eye.

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Independent Lens | Mimi and Dona

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Screening November 1- 22, 2015 | This alternately heartbreaking and heartwarming film by Mimi’s granddaughter tells the story of a quirky and deeply connected mother-daughter duo, and their effect on three generations of a Texas family.

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Independent Lens | Autism in Love

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Screening November 1 - December 31, 2015 | Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships.

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Independent Lens | In Football We Trust

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Screening January 1 - 31, 2016 | The odds may be stacked against them, but these four Polynesian high school football players will never stop fighting for a better future.

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Independent Lens | The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

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Screening January 1 - February 22, 2016 | A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard.

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Independent Lens | Armor of Light

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Screening April 1 - May 16, 2016 | Two people of faith come together to explore the contradictions of a nation rife with gun violence.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

New Regents Chancellor Expresses Doubt in Worth of Current Standardized Tests

The newly elected Chancellor to the Board of Regents, Betty Rosa , expressed grave doubts about the state’s use of...

POV Documentary Blog

POV Kicks Off New Season on PBS with Tribeca Audience Award Winner 'The Return,' Monday, May 23, 2016

What does it mean to have a life sentence suddenly cut short? 'The Return' examines how the historic reform of California's "Three Strikes" law has affected prisoners,...