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Independent Lens Programs

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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Independent Lens | God Loves Uganda

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Watch Monday, May 19, 2014 at midnight | Explore a place where religion and African culture intersect.

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Independent Lens | Let the Fire Burn

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Watch Monday, May 12, 2014 at midnight | Review the feud between Philadelphia police and radical group MOVE that ended tragically in 1985.

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Independent Lens | A Fragile Trust

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Watch Monday, May 5, 2014 at midnight | Hear the shocking story of a promising young reporter caught plagiarizing and supplementing his own reporting with fabricated details.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, April 28, 2014 at midnight | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Watch Monday, April 14, 2014 at midnight | Witness Muhammad Ali’s toughest bout, his battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service.

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The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

New York NOW: Education & History

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall

Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms.  Teachers and school administrators who ...

American Masters

Dorothea Lange: Book Excerpts from Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

The following book excerpts are from Dorothea Lange – Grab a Hunk of Lightning: Her Lifetime in Photography (illustrated; 192 pages) by Elizabeth Partridge. Text used by permission and published by...