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Independent Lens Programs

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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Independent Lens | A Path Appears

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Watch Mondays, January 26 - February 9, 2015 at 10pm | Three-part series about activists fighting gender oppression in the U.S. and the world. 

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Independent Lens | Evolution of a Criminal

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Watch Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10pm | Seventeen years after serving his sentence for a bank robbery, follow Darius Clark Monroe as he faces the people affected by his actions.

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Independent Lens | Detropia

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Watch Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | Learn how Detroit residents are ready to create a radically new post-industrial city.

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Independent Lens | Medora

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Watch Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 6:30pm on WORLD | Follow a down-but-not-out basketball team whose struggles parallel its town’s fight for survival.

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Independent Lens | Rich Hill

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Watch Monday, January 5, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV | Witness the challenges, hopes and dreams of three boys in an economically depressed Missouri town.

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Independent Lens | How to Survive a Plague

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Watch Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30pm on WORLD | Follow two groups whose activism turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

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Independent Lens | Brakeless

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Watch Monday, October 27, 2014 at midnight | Examine the Japanese pursuit of efficiency, even at the expense of safety.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Exclusive: Andrew Cuomo discusses 2010 redemption

Governor Andrew Cuomo agreed to a rare sit-down television interview for the upcoming WMHT film on his father titled "Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry and Prose."

POV Documentary Blog

The Documentary Box Office Fizzle of 2016

The soft year at the box office may set the trend for the future theatrical life of all documentaries.