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Independent Lens Programs

Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Watch Monday, December 22, 2014 at midnight | 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 | How to Survive a Plague

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Watch Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30pm on WORLD | Follow two groups whose activism turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, November 24, 2014 at midnight | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Independent Lens | Powerless

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Watch Monday, November 3, 2014 at midnight | See a man who provides illegal electrical services in India and the woman trying to dismantle them.

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Independent Lens | Brakeless

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Watch Monday, October 27, 2014 at midnight | Examine the Japanese pursuit of efficiency, even at the expense of safety.

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Independent Lens | Twin Sisters

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Watch Monday, October 20, 2014 at midnight | Examine the inextricable bond between adopted twins reared apart.

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Independent Lens | Bully

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Watch Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10pm | Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

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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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Independent Lens | Precious Knowledge

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Watch Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Ethnic Chauvinism or Modern Civil Rights Struggle?

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The Graduates/Los Graduados

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Watch part 1 Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 11pm and part 2 Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 1pm & 11pm on WORLD | Explore the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Ed comm exits with Common Core as his legacy, for better or for worse Ed comm exits with Common Core as his legacy, for better or for worse
The state is losing it’s education commissioner, as John King takes a job with the Obama Administration. King was in charge of school policies during a tumultuous time...

POV Documentary Blog

Regarding Independent Film on THIRTEEN and WLIW21 Regarding Independent Film on THIRTEEN and WLIW21
A joint statement WNET, PBS, ITVS, Independent Lens and POV regarding independent film on THIRTEEN and WLIW21.