• Independent Lens -- S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: Imagining New Heroes for Muslim
    S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: Imagining ...
    Naif Al-Mutawa, the creator of The 99, describes reading about a Palestinian ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: Investing in Comics for Social C
    S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: Investing in ...
    Kuwaiti investor Majid Al-Refai describes how his own upbringing in rural ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: The Secrets of a Comic Book Mast
    S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: The Secrets ...
    The fictional universe was a kind of refuge to the chubby young Al-Mutawa during ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: Behind the Scenes
    S13 Ep1: Wham! Bam! Islam!: Behind the ...
    Isaac Solotaroff has worked as a documentary producer and editor since 1998. His ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S13: Being Elmo: Puppeteer Kevin Clash Talks About Being Elm
    S13: Being Elmo: Puppeteer Kevin Clash ...
    Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash answers the question: what's the most unusual time ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S13: Being Elmo: Elmo Answers Your Question
    S13: Being Elmo: Elmo Answers Your ...
    Elmo answers the question: what is Elmo's favorite food? Being Elmo: A ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: Father Figures
    S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: Father Figures
    Author, photographer, and activist Mark Thompson describes his experience being ...
    0:02:35
  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: Kids Like Fred
    S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: Kids Like Fred
    Activist Cathy Renna describes "overkill," the inordinate level of violence ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: Gender as a Spectrum, Not a Divide
    S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: Gender as a ...
    In traditional Navajo culture, there are 4 genders which include the nadleehi ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep25: Striving to Be Accepted, Not Tolerated
    S12 Ep25: Striving to Be Accepted, Not ...
    In Navajo, nadleehi means "one who is transformed," and as the film traces the ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep25: "This is How I'm Gonna Be"
    S12 Ep25: "This is How I'm Gonna Be"
    When Fred Martinez told his mother that he felt as if he was both a boy and a ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: The Changing Ones
    S12 Ep25: Two Spirits: The Changing Ones
    The world struggles for an understanding of what the terms "gay, straight, ...
    0:02:34
  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep24: Welcome to Shelbyville: Desperately Seeking Southe
    S12 Ep24: Welcome to Shelbyville: ...
    Although students in a local ESL class work to gain understanding and ...
    0:03:04
  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep24: Shelbyville: No Pride in Prejudice
    S12 Ep24: Shelbyville: No Pride in ...
    Prejudice and paranoia surrounding the population of Somali immigrants in ...
    0:02:33
  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep24: Welcome to Shelbyville: Through Discrimination, Co
    S12 Ep24: Welcome to Shelbyville: ...
    A Latino resident of Shelbyville describes his own family's struggle to find ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep24: Welcome to Shelbyville: Say Amen, Shelbyville!
    S12 Ep24: Welcome to Shelbyville: Say ...
    A diverse group of Shelbyville citizens share blessings and a meal together, ...
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  • Independent Lens -- S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Small is Beautiful
    S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Small ...
    In Japan, the miniaturization of everyday objects and the shrinking of worlds, ...
    0:03:15
  • Independent Lens -- S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Looking Forward to a Bug's
    S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: ...
    The teachings of Buddhism center around the concept of reincarnation: the cycle ...
    0:02:24
  • Independent Lens -- S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Ode to the Six-Legged Muse
    S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Ode to ...
    The poetry that often praises insects is a type of poetry that rejoices in the ...
    0:02:39
  • Independent Lens -- S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Bug Lover Conquers Audienc
    S12: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Bug ...
    Filmmaker Jessica Oreck found a match for her own lifelong love of insects when ...
    0:02:34
  • Independent Lens -- S12 Ep22: Bhutto: Making the Ultimate Sacrifice for Democrac
    S12 Ep22: Bhutto: Making the Ultimate ...
    In 2007, with Pakistan roiling in turmoil and under the thumb of yet another ...
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