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Independent Lens Programs

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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Independent Lens | Soul Food Junkies

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Monday, May 20, 2013 at midnight | Learn more about the soul-food tradition and its relevance to black cultural identity with filmmaker Byron Hurt.

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Independent Lens | Seeking Asian Female

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Monday, May 6, 2013 at midnight | View the love story between an aging white man and the Chinese bride he finds online.

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Independent Lens | The Undocumented

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April 30, 2013 at 12am | Meet the Arizonans who try to identify the bodies of illegal crossers lost in the desert.

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

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