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Independent Lens | Wilhemina's War

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Watch Monday, February 29, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Wilhemina’s War is the story of Wilhemina Dixon, an uneducated daughter of sharecroppers who becomes a force in her family’s fight for survival from HIV and AIDS.

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Independent Lens | A Ballerina's Tale

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Watch Monday, February 8, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Few dancers reach the elite level of ballet; of that already small number only a fraction are black women. Misty Copeland shattered those barriers in 2015, making history as the first African American principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre (ABT).

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Independent Lens | East of Salinas

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Watch Monday, December 28 at 12am on WMHT TV | Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, December 14, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV. | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Independent Lens | India's Daughter

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Watch Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a young Indian woman sparked an international movement.

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Independent Lens | Stray Dog

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Screening October 1 - November 8, 2015 | There’s much more to Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall than meets the eye.

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Independent Lens | Mimi and Dona

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Screening November 1- 22, 2015 | This alternately heartbreaking and heartwarming film by Mimi’s granddaughter tells the story of a quirky and deeply connected mother-daughter duo, and their effect on three generations of a Texas family.

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Independent Lens | Autism in Love

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Screening November 1 - December 31, 2015 | Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships.

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Independent Lens | In Football We Trust

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Screening January 1 - 31, 2016 | The odds may be stacked against them, but these four Polynesian high school football players will never stop fighting for a better future.

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Independent Lens | The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

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Screening January 1 - February 22, 2016 | A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

A look back at Hillary Clinton's U.S. Senate run

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365653334/This coming Monday's Iowa Caucus marks the official start of the presidential sweepstakes. Hillary Clinton is once again the...

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: Portland Community College's Cascade Festival of African Films Presents 'Beats of the Antonov'

Join Portland Community College at their 25th annual Cascade Festival of African Films for a screening of 'Beats of the Antonov.'