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Independent Lens Programs

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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Independent Lens | The Island President

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Watch April 23, 2013 at 12am | See how President Mohamed Nasheed is trying to prevent the drowning of 385,000 Maldivians.

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Independent Lens | Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

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April 16, 2013 at 12am | Trace the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Cuomo challenges teachers, lawmakers, in budget proposal Cuomo challenges teachers, lawmakers, in budget proposal
Governor Cuomo delivered his joint State of the State and budget message, proposing a $141.6 billion spending plan that in part sets up a show down with teachers and e...

POV Documentary Blog

The Making of Priya’s Shakti The Making of Priya’s Shakti
Jaya Mahajan discusses the making of Priya's Shakti, a multimedia project combating attitudes towards sexual assault,...