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Independent Lens Programs

Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Watch Monday, December 22, 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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Independent Lens | How to Survive a Plague

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Watch Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30pm on WORLD | Follow two groups whose activism turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Assembly hearing to feature a push for more aid for part time students Assembly hearing to feature a push for more aid for part time students
Next week, an Assembly Committee will hold a hearing on improving access to financial aid for college students. One of the issues will be better access for part time c...

POV Documentary Blog

With ‘Life Itself,’ Steve James Has Earned the Right to Oscar With ‘Life Itself,’ Steve James Has Earned the Right to Oscar
He's already been robbed of one. After decades of making documentaries, Steve James has earned the right to be recogn...