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Independent Lens Programs

Independent Lens | Two Spirits

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Watch Thursday, June 12, 2014 on WORLD | This film explores the life and death of a boy, who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender.

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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

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Independent Lens | Love Free or Die

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Watch Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 6pm & 9pm on WORLD | Faith, love, marriage, homosexuality and the Episcopal Church collide in the first openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire.

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Independent Lens | Don’t Stop Believin’: Every man's Journey

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Watch Sunday, December 29, 2014 at midnight | Follow the personal journey of Arnel Pineda, of the rock band Journey, on a whirlwind world tour.

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Independent Lens | God Loves Uganda

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Watch Monday, May 19, 2014 at midnight | Explore a place where religion and African culture intersect.

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Independent Lens | Let the Fire Burn

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Watch Monday, May 12, 2014 at midnight | Review the feud between Philadelphia police and radical group MOVE that ended tragically in 1985.

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Independent Lens | A Fragile Trust

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Watch Monday, May 5, 2014 at midnight | Hear the shocking story of a promising young reporter caught plagiarizing and supplementing his own reporting with fabricated details.

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Independent Lens | Brothers Hypnotic

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Watch Monday, April 7, 2014 at midnight | See how the eight band members test their father’s ideals against their own brotherly vision.

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Independent Lens | All Of Me: A Story of Love, Loss and Last Resorts

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Watch Monday, March 24, 2014 at midnight | Witness the issues and consequences of weight-loss surgery for the morbidly obese “Girls.”

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Independent Lens | Medora

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Follow a down-but-not-out basketball team whose struggles parallel its town’s fight for survival.

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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

With ‘Life Itself,’ Steve James Has Earned the Right to Oscar With ‘Life Itself,’ Steve James Has Earned the Right to Oscar
He's already been robbed of one. After decades of making documentaries, Steve James has earned the right to be recogn...