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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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2017-2018

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

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Screening October 1 - November 5, 2017 | Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist.

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I Am Not Your Negro

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Screening November 1, 2017 - January 14, 2018 | One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished.

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

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Screening January 15 - February 18, 2018 | Tell Them We Are Rising explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity.

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Dolores

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Screening February 27 - March 26, 2018 | With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history.

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Look & See: A Portrait Wendell Berry

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Screening March 26 - April 22, 2018 | Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky is a portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind’s eye of award-winning writer and farmer Wendell Berry, back home in his native Henry County, Kentucky.

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Served Like a Girl

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Screening May 1 - May 27, 2018 | Served Like a Girl provides a candid look at a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of homeless women veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and suffer from PTSD, sexual abuse, and other traumas.

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