• Independent Lens -- Sophie and Ben
    Sophie and Ben
    Sophie Sartain, director of the Independent Lens documentary Mimi and Dona, ...
    Sophie Sartain, director of the Independent Lens documentary Mimi and Dona, which explores the trials of parenting and care through the story of her aunt and grandmother, brings us this short film ...
    Air Date 7/31/2017
    0:12:14
  • Independent Lens -- Never Conquered
    Never Conquered
    In this piece by filmmaker Mat Hames, we get to know more about Eastern Shoshone ...
    In this piece by filmmaker Mat Hames, we get to know more about Eastern Shoshone tribal elder Philbert McLeod, one of the stars of Hames’ Independent Lens film What Was Ours. Philbert had an ...
    Air Date 7/28/2017
    0:10:07
  • Independent Lens -- We Are All Newtown - Part 3
    We Are All Newtown - Part 3
    In Tallahassee, Florida, Mayor Andrew Gillum, the local sheriff, a student ...
    In Tallahassee, Florida, Mayor Andrew Gillum, the local sheriff, a student victim of a shooting at Florida State University, and members of the NRA urge new gun safety measures to protect the lives of ...
    Air Date 4/3/2017
    0:10:28
  • Independent Lens -- We Are All Newtown - Part 1
    We Are All Newtown - Part 1
    Pastor Sam Saylor, whose son was shot and killed in Hartford, CT shortly before ...
    Pastor Sam Saylor, whose son was shot and killed in Hartford, CT shortly before the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, meets with other faith leaders nationwide to fight gun violence in an ...
    Air Date 4/3/2017
    0:09:12
  • Independent Lens -- TOWER - Guns on Campus - Short Film
    TOWER - Guns on Campus - Short Film
    50 years after a gunman opened fire from the tower at University of Texas — ...
    50 years after a gunman opened fire from the tower at University of Texas — the first recorded mass shooting in US history and subject of Independent Lens film TOWER — students can now carry ...
    Air Date 2/14/2017
    0:05:24
  • Independent Lens -- Biker Patches
    Biker Patches
    Ron "Stray Dog" Hall and his wife go biker patch shopping.
    Ron "Stray Dog" Hall and his wife go biker patch shopping.
    Air Date 11/23/2015
  • Independent Lens -- County Clerk Changes History
    County Clerk Changes History
    In this video extra, learn more about the story of Clela Rorex, former County ...
    In this video extra, learn more about the story of Clela Rorex, former County Clerk in Boulder, CO, who in 1975 helped change history by becoming the first in the United States to approve a marriage ...
    Air Date 6/14/2015
    0:05:02
  • Independent Lens -- Protecting Anonymity
    Protecting Anonymity
    1971 filmmaker Johanna Hamilton joins The Burglary author Betty Medsger and ...
    1971 filmmaker Johanna Hamilton joins The Burglary author Betty Medsger and Citizen Four director Laura Poitras to discuss the measures Medsger and the Washington Post took to protect the anonymity of ...
    Air Date 5/17/2015
    0:07:07
  • Independent Lens -- The Graduates - The Boys
    Passport logo
    S15 E24: The Graduates - The Boys
    This film explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six ...
    This film explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina students from across the US. The second episode features Juan, who was bullied as a gay teen until he ...
    Air Date 11/5/2013
    0:55:02
  • Independent Lens -- Los Graduados - Las Jóvenes
    Passport logo
    S15 E23: Los Graduados - Las Jóvenes
    Este programa explora los problemas mas urgentes de la educación de hoy a ...
    Este programa explora los problemas mas urgentes de la educación de hoy a través de los ojos de seis estudiantes latinos por todos los EE.UU. El primer episodio: "Las Jóvenes" presenta a Stephanie, ...
    Air Date 10/29/2013
    0:51:01
  • Independent Lens -- The Graduates - The Girls
    Passport logo
    S15 E22: The Graduates - The Girls
    This two-part film explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes ...
    This two-part film explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina students from across the US. This episode features Stephanie, a budding activist on the South ...
    Air Date 10/29/2013
    0:55:32
  • Independent Lens -- Nada Me Detiene
    Nada Me Detiene
    Nada Me Detiene sigue a un adolescente de Detroit, Fernando Parraz, en su lucha ...
    Nada Me Detiene sigue a un adolescente de Detroit, Fernando Parraz, en su lucha por vencer una montaña de obstáculos para ser el primero de su familia en obtener su diploma de bachillerato – el ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:17:43
  • Independent Lens -- Realmente Quiero Tener Éxito
    Realmente Quiero Tener Éxito
    Sharon Montano de Oakland decide regresar a la escuela a los 20 años después ...
    Sharon Montano de Oakland decide regresar a la escuela a los 20 años después de varios años de abuso de sustancias y otras batallas. Cuando descubre la Civicorps Academy (la Academia de Civicorps) ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:15:16
  • Independent Lens -- ¡Avancemos!
    ¡Avancemos!
    ¡Avancemos! sigue a un grupo de estudiantes del octavo año en San Antonio ...
    ¡Avancemos! sigue a un grupo de estudiantes del octavo año en San Antonio terminando su año escolar in el Middle School Partners Program (el Programa de Compañeros de la Escuela Media), un ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:16:37
  • Independent Lens -- Colegio Inmigrante
    Colegio Inmigrante
    Inmigrantes adolescentes enfrentan la discriminación, barreras del idioma, ...
    Inmigrantes adolescentes enfrentan la discriminación, barreras del idioma, tradiciones culturales desconocidas – todo mientras experimentando los cambios de la adolescencia. Colegio Inmigrante nos ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:17:10
  • Independent Lens -- Preparatoria de Madres Solteras
    Preparatoria de Madres Solteras
    Son las últimas pocas semanas de la preparatoria para Yessenia, una estudiante ...
    Son las últimas pocas semanas de la preparatoria para Yessenia, una estudiante del cuarto año, de voz suave, con dos hijas pequeñas, y un novio que prefiere que ella se esté en casa que ir a la ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:21:18
  • Independent Lens -- Can't Hold Me Back
    Can't Hold Me Back
    Can't Hold Me Back follows Detroit teen Fernando Parraz as he overcomes a ...
    Can't Hold Me Back follows Detroit teen Fernando Parraz as he overcomes a mountain of roadblocks to become the first in his family to earn a high school diploma — his ticket out of the struggles of ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:17:43
  • Independent Lens -- I Really Want to Make It
    I Really Want to Make It
    Sharon Montano of Oakland decides to go back to school at age 20 after several ...
    Sharon Montano of Oakland decides to go back to school at age 20 after several years of substance abuse and other struggles. When she discovers Civicorps Academy, she finally gets another shot at a ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:15:16
  • Independent Lens -- Skipping Up
    Skipping Up
    Skipping Up follows a group of eighth graders in San Antonio as they finish ...
    Skipping Up follows a group of eighth graders in San Antonio as they finish their year in the Middle School Partners Program, a successful dropout-prevention project that has generated national ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:16:37
  • Independent Lens -- Immigrant High
    Immigrant High
    Immigrant teens face discrimination, language barriers, unfamiliar cultural ...
    Immigrant teens face discrimination, language barriers, unfamiliar cultural traditions — all while dealing with the changes all teens struggle with. Many give up on school. Immigrant High takes us ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:17:10
  • Independent Lens -- Baby Mama High
    Baby Mama High
    It’s the last few weeks of high school for Yessenia, a soft-spoken senior with ...
    It’s the last few weeks of high school for Yessenia, a soft-spoken senior with two small daughters and a boyfriend who’d rather she stay at home than go to school. Yessenia is forced to choose: ...
    Air Date 9/24/2013
    0:21:18