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Independent Lens Programs

Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, November 24, 2014 at midnight | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Independent Lens | Powerless

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Watch Monday, November 3, 2014 at midnight | See a man who provides illegal electrical services in India and the woman trying to dismantle them.

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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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Independent Lens | Twin Sisters

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Watch Monday, October 20, 2014 at midnight | Examine the inextricable bond between adopted twins reared apart.

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Independent Lens | Bully

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Watch Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10pm | Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

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Independent Lens | Precious Knowledge

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Watch Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Ethnic Chauvinism or Modern Civil Rights Struggle?

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The Graduates/Los Graduados

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Watch part 1 Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 11pm and part 2 Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 1pm & 11pm on WORLD | Explore the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis.

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Independent Lens | Facing the Storm: The Story of the American Bison

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Watch Friday, August 29, 2014 at 6pm & 9pm on WORLD | The history of human relations with the largest land mammal on the continent.

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Independent Lens | Two Spirits

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Watch Thursday, June 12, 2014 on WORLD | This film explores the life and death of a boy, who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender.

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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, June 16, 2014 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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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...

POV Documentary Blog

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This week, films are being screened across the US, some focusing on issues that directly impact our communities. As w...

American Masters

Mike Nichols: Mike Nichols on Theater, Film and Not Giving Up: An In Memoriam Tribute Mike Nichols: Mike Nichols on Theater, Film and Not Giving Up: An In Memoriam Tribute
Please view the original post to see the video. In this web-exclusive outtake from American Masters: Inventing David Geffen (2012), Mike Nichols speaks about the abili...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.