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Independent Lens Programs

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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Independent Lens | Best of Enemies

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Watch Monday, October 3, 2016 at 10:30pm on WMHT-TV | In 1968, Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. changed TV news forever with their explosive debates.

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T-Rex | Her Fight for Gold

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Watch Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 11:30pm on WMHT-TV | T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold is the coming-of-age story of boxing phenom Claressa Shields, who was just 17 years old when she won the Olympic gold medal for women’s boxing in 2012.

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Independent Lens | Trapped

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Watch Monday June 20, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Visit the front lines of the fight over controversial laws designed to restrict abortion access.

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Armed in America

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PBS announced that ARMED IN AMERICA, a special two-night television event exploring gun violence in America, is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, May 9-10, 2016.

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Independent Lens | Dogtown Redemption

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Watch Monday, May 16, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Dogtown Redemption follows the lives of three of these people over the course of seven years: an ultimate recycling hustler, a former minister who struggles with his own fall from grace, and the daughter of a prominent Korean.

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Independent Lens | My Nazi Legacy

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Watch Monday, May 2, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | My Nazi Legacy explores the relationship between two men, each the sons of high-ranking Nazi officials, and internationally renowned British human rights lawyer Philippe Sands, whose family perished in the Holocaust.

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Independent Lens | Democrats

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Watch Monday, April 18, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Democrats follows two political operatives in Zimbabwe who have been appointed to lead the creation of a new constitution after years of corrupt leadership.

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Independent Lens | Welcome to Leith

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Watch Monday, April 4, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb.

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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, February 15, 2016 at midnight | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

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

POV Documentary Blog

POV Season 30 Film 'Last Men in Aleppo' Makes Academy Shortlist for Documentary Feature Oscar

Feras Feyyad's 'Last Men in Aleppo' has made it to the shortlist of 15 films being considered for the Documentary Feature Oscar for the 90th Academy Awards.