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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 | 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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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

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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

Thousands rally for more charter schools

Thousands rally for more charter schools

It was the charter schools’ turn to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to...

POV Documentary Blog

“Dis(honesty) – The Truth About Lies” Reveals How and Why We Lie

“Dis(honesty) – The Truth About Lies” Reveals How and Why We Lie

A smart, accessible documentary that brings the research of Dan Ariely from lab to screen. And, are filmmakers liars?...