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Independent Lens

Independent Lens introduces a new documentary film each week from among the best independent filmmakers working today – creating an independent film festival in your living room.


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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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Indie Lens Pop-Up gathers people for screenings and community-driven conversations.