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Independent Lens Programs

Independent Lens | 1971

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Watch Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:30am | Hear the story of eight ordinary citizens who broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania in 1971.

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Independent Lens | Powerless

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Watch Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 11pm on WORLD | See a man who provides illegal electrical services in India and the woman trying to dismantle them.

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Independent Lens | Bully

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Watch Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 6:30pm on WORLD | Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

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Independent Lens | Limited Partnership

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Watch Monday, June 15, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV.

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Independent Lens | The Homestretch

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Online Screening Thursday, May 7 at 2pm. Register today!

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Independent Lens | Spies of Mississippi

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Watch Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | Learn about a spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi in the 50s-60s to preserve segregation.

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Independent Lens: Through a Lens Darkly

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Watch Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 7:30pm on WORLD | Learn about black photographers who recorded the lives of generations, from slavery to the present.

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Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Watch Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:30pm on WORLD | 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: More Than a Month

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Watch Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African American filmmaker, goes on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month.

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Independent Lens | The Kill Team/Confusion Through Sand

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Watch Monday, January 19, 2015 at midnight | Learn about a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan who tried to alert military to war crimes committed by his platoon.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

New Regents Chancellor Expresses Doubt in Worth of Current Standardized Tests

The newly elected Chancellor to the Board of Regents, Betty Rosa , expressed grave doubts about the state’s use of...

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