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Independent Lens Programs

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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Independent Lens | Love Free or Die

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Watch Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 6pm & 9pm on WORLD | Faith, love, marriage, homosexuality and the Episcopal Church collide in the first openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire.

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Journey: Don’t Stop Believin’ 2014

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Watch Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11pm | Follow the personal journey of Arnel Pineda, of the rock band Journey, on a whirlwind world tour.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Prop 3: The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 Prop 3: The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URDfygqD5tcOne of the ballot measures you will be voting on when you head to the polls on November 4th is a subject this week on the pr...

POV Documentary Blog

“The Connection” and How Documentaries Can Be Good Medicine (Part 2) “The Connection” and How Documentaries Can Be Good Medicine (Part 2)
"In the brave new Internet world, a documentary doesn't necessarily need the golden blessing of a film festival direc...

American Masters

Juilliard: Marian Seldes on Teaching at Juilliard: An In Memoriam Tribute Juilliard: Marian Seldes on Teaching at Juilliard: An In Memoriam Tribute
Marian Seldes, a vital figure in New York theater, died October 6, 2014, in her Manhattan home. She was 86. Seldes was an enduring presence on the Broadway stage, nota...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.