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Independent Lens Programs

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall 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 sc...

POV Documentary Blog

After “The Roosevelts,” What’s Next for Ken Burns After “The Roosevelts,” What’s Next for Ken Burns
Among Burns future documentaries are Vietnam, which Doc Soup Man Tom Roston says "could be Burns's most significant s...

American Masters

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work: Film Excerpt: Thanksgiving in New York Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work: Film Excerpt: Thanksgiving in New York
"Today is Thanksgiving," Joan Rivers remarks, standing amongst her decorators and lavish holiday table. "My favorite time of year -- favorite time of year."
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.