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WMHT has partnered with ITVS to bring you Independent Lens films before they are shown on television through Indie Lens Pop Up. Starting December 2016, we have five documentaries we can share with our community. Are you interested in showing any of these films? Contact Jenn Baumstein, Community Engagement Coordinator at jbaumstein@wmht.org or 518.880.3553 to set up a screening.

Indie Lens Pop-Up 2016-17 Film Slate

Meet the Patels

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Screening November 27 - December 25, 2016 | Ravi Patel is almost 30, an actor, and, worst of all to his traditional Hindu parents, still unmarried.

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The Bad Kids

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Screening January 22 - February 19, 2017 | Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative for at-risk students with little hope of graduating from a traditional high school.

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Newtown

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Screening February 27 - March 27, 2017 | Newtown uses deeply personal testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.

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National Bird

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Screening April 1 - April 30, 2017 | National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war.

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Real Boy

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Screening May 21 - June 18, 2017 | Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom.

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Preview Screenings: Class of '27

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Join us for a preview screening Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 2:30pm and 6:30pm at the Crandall Public Library.

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Indie Lens Pop-Up 2015-16 Film Slate

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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Independent Lens | Peace Officer

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Screening April 1 - May 15, 2016 | Private investigator Dub seeks the truth in the fatal standoff between the SWAT unit he formed and his son-in-law.

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Independent Lens | T-Rex

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Screening June 1 - July 31, 2016 | Life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.

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Indie Lens Pop-Up 2014-15 Film Slate

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 | 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 | 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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Makers

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Join us for a screening at Russell Sage College on October 27, 2014 at 6pm.

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