• Independent Lens -- Pipe Dreams
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    S21 E19: Pipe Dreams
    Pipe Dreams challenges preconceived notions about an age-old instrument—the ...
    Pipe Dreams challenges preconceived notions about an age-old instrument—the pipe organ—while introducing viewers to a new generation of passionate, talented young organists in the intense lead up ...
    Air Date 6/22/2020
    0:55:43
  • Independent Lens -- Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
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    S21 E18: Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
    A fiercely intelligent activist who became a wealthy recluse in her later years, ...
    A fiercely intelligent activist who became a wealthy recluse in her later years, Marion Stokes was dedicated to furthering and protecting the truth — so much so that she recorded American television ...
    Air Date 6/15/2020
    1:26:05
  • Independent Lens -- Rewind
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    S21 E16: Rewind
    Made up of home video footage that reveals a long-kept secret, Sasha Joseph ...
    Made up of home video footage that reveals a long-kept secret, Sasha Joseph Neulinger’s Rewind is a brave and wrenching look at his childhood and his journey to reconcile his past. By probing the ...
    Air Date 5/11/2020
    1:24:47
  • Independent Lens -- Jim Allison: Breakthrough
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    S21 E15: Jim Allison: Breakthrough
    The story of one warmhearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure ...
    The story of one warmhearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer, Jim Allison: Breakthrough is an homage to an unconventional superhero — a pioneering, harmonica-playing ...
    Air Date 4/27/2020
    1:26:04
  • Independent Lens -- The Hottest August
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    S21 E14: The Hottest August
    Brett Story’s critically acclaimed documentary The Hottest August raises the ...
    Brett Story’s critically acclaimed documentary The Hottest August raises the specter of climate change without ever mentioning it, spotlighting ordinary New Yorkers as they share their anxieties ...
    Air Date 4/20/2020
    0:56:04
  • Independent Lens -- Blind Love, Episode 7
    Blind Love, Episode 7
    We check in with our "Blind Love" friends one last time: After the stress of ...
    We check in with our "Blind Love" friends one last time: After the stress of rapid-fire speed-dating, Simon feels like he's bonded with a girl over a love of sushi; Joni decides to give James a ...
    Air Date 2/20/2020
    0:10:32
  • Independent Lens -- Blind Love , Episode 6
    Blind Love , Episode 6
    The build-up to his first date with a girl from his church had him nervous about ...
    The build-up to his first date with a girl from his church had him nervous about everything, but after they go out, Mario can’t believe his luck; she seems like everything and more. Meanwhile, Joni ...
    Air Date 2/19/2020
    0:08:43
  • Independent Lens -- Blind Love, Episode 5
    Blind Love, Episode 5
    A gifted choir musician, Mario finds his Congregation getting involved in ...
    A gifted choir musician, Mario finds his Congregation getting involved in playing matchmaker, and then needs his sister's help to vet a potential date. Meanwhile, Simon gets a style makeover in ...
    Air Date 2/18/2020
    0:08:28
  • Independent Lens -- Blind Love , Episode 4
    Blind Love , Episode 4
    Solomon gets over his former attitude about going out with someone who is also ...
    Solomon gets over his former attitude about going out with someone who is also blind, meeting a cool girl he thinks "has the blind thing down." For Joni, it means trying to appreciate James as more ...
    Air Date 2/17/2020
    0:08:51
  • Independent Lens -- We Believe In Dinosaurs
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    S21 E10: We Believe In Dinosaurs
    In We Believe in Dinosaurs the Bible and science collide amid the battleground ...
    In We Believe in Dinosaurs the Bible and science collide amid the battleground of a Creation Museum and a $120 million Noah’s Ark-inspired theme park in rural Kentucky.
    Air Date 2/17/2020
    1:26:04
  • Independent Lens -- Blind Love, Episode 3
    Blind Love, Episode 3
    Mario goes against type with a date who slowly warms up to him, while New Yorker ...
    Mario goes against type with a date who slowly warms up to him, while New Yorker Simon, a sheltered 23-year-old who plays poker with other blind buddies who learn he's never been on a date before, is ...
    Air Date 2/16/2020
    0:09:04
  • Independent Lens -- Blind Love, Episode 2
    Blind Love, Episode 2
    Getting past that first date can be hard, maybe even harder for people who are ...
    Getting past that first date can be hard, maybe even harder for people who are blind and have low vision. One thing that's universal: AWKWARD-ness. First Dates: From Awkward to Promising | Blind ...
    Air Date 2/15/2020
    0:09:41
  • Independent Lens -- Blind Love, Episode 1
    Blind Love, Episode 1
    Diving into the dating game, single blind millennials are on a mission to be ...
    Diving into the dating game, single blind millennials are on a mission to be recognized for who they are--they don't want pity, they want a serious relationship. Is Dating Different When You’re ...
    Air Date 2/14/2020
    0:08:58
  • Independent Lens -- Leftover Women
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    S21 E9: Leftover Women
    Leftover Women follows three successful Chinese women who, despite thriving ...
    Leftover Women follows three successful Chinese women who, despite thriving careers, are still labeled sheng nu, a derogatory term in China to describe educated, professional women in their mid-20s ...
    Air Date 2/10/2020
    1:25:03
  • Independent Lens -- Accept the Call
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    S21 E6: Accept the Call
    25 years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew ...
    25 years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minnesota — which has the largest population of Somalis in America — his worst fear is realized when his ...
    Air Date 1/20/2020
    1:22:45
  • Independent Lens -- American Nomads, Episode 6
    American Nomads, Episode 6
    Led by Bob Wells, thousands of people gather in the Arizona desert for the ...
    Led by Bob Wells, thousands of people gather in the Arizona desert for the Rubber Tramp Rendezvous (RTR), an annual two week rally for van and RV dwellers. With stagnant wages and rising home prices, ...
    Air Date 1/8/2020
    0:05:40
  • Independent Lens -- American Nomads, Episode 5
    American Nomads, Episode 5
    Living in a van is a tricky feat on its own; throw in attending college full ...
    Living in a van is a tricky feat on its own; throw in attending college full time, in a sometimes-unforgiving city, and things get even more complicated. Young African American couple Lovell and ...
    Air Date 1/7/2020
    0:06:00
  • Independent Lens -- American Nomads, Episode 4
    American Nomads, Episode 4
    Guisepi once discovered the magic of spontaneous gatherings while cooking dinner ...
    Guisepi once discovered the magic of spontaneous gatherings while cooking dinner in the back of his pickup truck on Hollywood Boulevard. He now lives aboard his mobile tea house, a converted school ...
    Air Date 1/6/2020
    0:05:45
  • Independent Lens -- American Nomads, Episode 3
    American Nomads, Episode 3
    Kate and Ellen spend their days traveling America turning Airstreams into chic ...
    Kate and Ellen spend their days traveling America turning Airstreams into chic tiny homes. After living on a "little island in a really unaccepting sea," as they call the town they lived in, they now ...
    Air Date 1/5/2020
    0:06:21
  • Independent Lens -- American Nomads, Episode 2
    American Nomads, Episode 2
    Crystal left her old life behind to seek financial independence living in her ...
    Crystal left her old life behind to seek financial independence living in her van. She's developed a significant following on YouTube as one of the few African American vandwellers sharing her ...
    Air Date 1/4/2020
    0:06:30
  • Independent Lens -- American Nomads, Episode 1
    American Nomads, Episode 1
    Bob Wells lives in a refurbished van. After hitting a new low in the wake of a ...
    Bob Wells lives in a refurbished van. After hitting a new low in the wake of a divorce, with no money to lean on, Bob found a new lease on life when he hit the road in his van for the last ten years, ...
    Air Date 1/3/2020
    0:05:24