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Independent Lens Programs

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Independent Lens | Playwright From Page to Stage

Watch Monday, December 16, 2013 at midnight | See two young playwrights, African- and Indian-American, create a new language for the stage.

The Graduates/Los Graduados
The Graduates/Los Graduados

Watch Monday, October 28 and November 4, 2013 at midnight | Explore the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis.

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Independent Lens | The Waiting Room: Let Me Down Easy

Watch Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10pm | View the healthcare system through the eyes of those stuck in an ER waiting room in Oakland.

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Independent Lens | Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey

Watch Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9pm | Follow the personal journey of Arnel Pineda, of the rock band Journey, on a whirlwind world tour.

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights
The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

Watch Friday, August 30, 2013 at 6pm on WMHT WORLD | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists
Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists

Watch Monday, June 17, 2013 at midnight | Witness the transformation some of the poorest slums of Kolkata through the empowerment of children.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

New teachers union President wants to increase union's political potency

There’s a big change at state’s largest teacher’s union, New York State United Teachers, as members elected new leadership after months of unrest over the state’s flawed roll out of the new Common ...

POV Documentary Blog

A Different Kind of Fight Film: Bill Siegel’s “The Trials of Muhammad Ali”

The Trials of Muhammad Ali gives purposeful look to Ali's life outside of the ring. Doc Soup Man Tom Roston interviews director Bill Siegel about the making of the film.

American Masters

Michael Kantor is New Executive Producer of American Masters

[caption id="attachment_2995" align="alignright" width="320" caption="Michael Kantor. Photo by Jayme Roy"][/caption] New York, NY — April 16, 2014 WNET, parent company of New York’s public televi...