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Independent Lens Programs

Independent Lens | Las Marthas

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Watch Monday, February 17, 2014 at midnight | Follow the Mexican-American girls who help preserve the Martha Washington debutante ball in Laredo.

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Independent Lens | Spies of Mississippi

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Watch Monday, February 10, 2014 at midnight | Learn about a spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi in the 50s-60s to preserve segregation.

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Independent Lens | The State of Arizona

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Watch Monday, January 27, 2014 at midnight | Witness the tense emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s struggle with illegal immigration.

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Independent Lens | Blood Brother

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Watch Monday, January 20, 2014 at midnight | Trace Rocky Braat’s journey from America to India, where he devotes his life to HIV-infected orphans.

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Independent Lens | At Berkeley

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Watch Monday, January 13, 2014 at midnight | Go back to school in Frederick Wiseman’s intimate and sprawling documentary about UC Berkeley.

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Independent Lens | The Invisible War

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Watch Monday, January 6, 2014 at midnight | Hear about the epidemic of rape and sexual assault within the ranks of the U.S. military.

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Independent Lens | Jiro Dreams of Sushi

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Watch Monday, December 23, 2013 at midnight | Hear the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered the world’s greatest sushi chef.

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Independent Lens | Playwright From Page to Stage

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Watch Monday, December 16, 2013 at midnight | See two young playwrights, African- and Indian-American, create a new language for the stage.

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Independent Lens | The Waiting Room: Let Me Down Easy

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Watch Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10pm | View the healthcare system through the eyes of those stuck in an ER waiting room in Oakland.

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Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists

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Watch Monday, June 17, 2013 at midnight | Witness the transformation some of the poorest slums of Kolkata through the empowerment of children.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid
The state’s Education Conference Board says now that the economy is improving and the state has a multi billion dollar surplus, it’s time to end years of what they say...

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American Masters

Bing Crosby: The Crosby Family Today: A Web Exclusive Video Bing Crosby: The Crosby Family Today: A Web Exclusive Video
In this exclusive clip, Bing Crosby's family reflects on his life as a performer and family man. Hear all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family — his wife Kat...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.