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Independent Lens Programs

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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

POV Documentary Blog

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The documentary community breathed a deep sigh of relief last night when Laura Poitras won the Oscar for Best...