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Independent Lens Programs

Jul
24

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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Jun
10

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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Jun
09

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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Jun
09

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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May
28

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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May
12

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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May
05

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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Apr
28

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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Apr
21

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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Apr
07

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

Teachers union not ready to reverse no confidence vote in Ed Comm

The President of the state’s teachers’ union says members aren’t yet ready to rescind a vote of no confidence in state Education Commissioner John King, despite improved relations in recent months.

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POV Documentary Blog

Peter Young on “The Last Ocean” and the Politics of Antarctica’s Ross Sea

"We have no idea how valuable those places will be in a couple of generations. Right now, it takes a lot of foresight. Empty pockets and a bank deficit are not very good for foresight. It's the sam...

American Masters

Three Emmy Nominations for American Masters

Watch the complete 27th Season of American Masters: Billie Jean King, Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin', Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love, Salinger, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, Plimpton!...