• Independent Lens -- They Call Us Monsters - Trailer
    S18 E18: They Call Us Monsters - Trailer
    They Call Us Monsters goes behind the walls of the Compound, a high-security ...
    They Call Us Monsters goes behind the walls of the Compound, a high-security facility where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile criminals, to follow three young offenders who sign up to take ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Forever Pure - Trailer
    Forever Pure - Trailer
    The story of how Beitar Jerusalem, the most popular and controversial soccer ...
    The story of how Beitar Jerusalem, the most popular and controversial soccer team in Israel, spiraled out of control after their Russian-Israeli oligarch owner brought two Muslim players from Chechnya ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Trailer
    The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Trailer
    More people are imprisoned in the U.S. at this time than any other time or place ...
    More people are imprisoned in the U.S. at this time than any other time or place in history, yet prisons themselves have never felt further away or more out of sight. A cinematic journey through a ...
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  • Independent Lens -- National Bird - Trailer
    S18 E15: National Bird - Trailer
    National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are ...
    National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The ...
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  • Independent Lens -- National Bird - Trailer
    National Bird - Trailer
    National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are ...
    National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Last Laugh - Trailer
    The Last Laugh - Trailer
    The Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy — but ...
    The Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy — but is it? History shows that even the victims of the Nazi concentration camps used humor as a means of survival and ...
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  • Independent Lens -- SEED: The Untold Story - Trailer
    S18 E13: SEED: The Untold Story - Trailer
    Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, few things on Earth are as ...
    Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, but in the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. More than a ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Newtown - Trailer
    S18 E12: Newtown - Trailer
    Filmed over the course of nearly three years, Newtown uses deeply personal, ...
    Filmed over the course of nearly three years, Newtown uses deeply personal, never-before-heard testimonies to relate the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history, ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Bad Kids - Trailer
    The Bad Kids - Trailer
    Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High ...
    Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is a last-chance alternative for students who've fallen so far behind they have no hope of earning a diploma at ...
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  • Independent Lens -- TOWER - Trailer
    TOWER - Trailer
    Combining archival footage with rotoscopic animation in a dynamic, ...
    Combining archival footage with rotoscopic animation in a dynamic, never-before-seen way, TOWER reveals the action-packed, untold stories of the witnesses, heroes, and survivors of America’s first ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Keith Maitland and Claire Wilson James Talk About TOWER
    S18 E9: Keith Maitland and Claire Wilson James Talk About TOWER
    Keith Maitland's TOWER reveals the untold stories of the witnesses, heroes, and ...
    Keith Maitland's TOWER reveals the untold stories of the witnesses, heroes, and survivors of America’s first mass school shooting, at the University of Texas, 1966. Here Maitland talks about the ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Accidental Courtesy - Trailer
    Accidental Courtesy - Trailer
    Renowned musician Daryl Davis has an unusual, controversial hobby: meeting and ...
    Renowned musician Daryl Davis has an unusual, controversial hobby: meeting and befriending members of KKK, many of whom have never met a black person. When some decide to leave the Klan, Daryl keeps ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement - Trailer
    Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement - Trailer
    In 1915, African American newspaper editor and activist William M. Trotter waged ...
    In 1915, African American newspaper editor and activist William M. Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith’s notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Witness - Trailer
    S18 E6: The Witness - Trailer
    After Kitty Genovese was repeatedly attacked on a street in Queens, New York in ...
    After Kitty Genovese was repeatedly attacked on a street in Queens, New York in 1964, The New York Times published a front-page story asserting that 38 witnesses watched her murder from their ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Witness - Trailer
    The Witness - Trailer
    After Kitty Genovese was repeatedly attacked on a street in Queens, New York in ...
    After Kitty Genovese was repeatedly attacked on a street in Queens, New York in 1964, The New York Times published a front-page story asserting that 38 witnesses watched her murder from their ...
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  • Independent Lens -- What Was Ours - Trailer
    S18 E5: What Was Ours - Trailer
    Residents of Wyoming's isolated Wind River Indian Reservation, a young Arapaho ...
    Residents of Wyoming's isolated Wind River Indian Reservation, a young Arapaho journalist, and a teenage powwow princess travel with a Shoshone elder to search for missing artifacts in the vast ...
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  • Independent Lens -- What Was Ours - Trailer
    What Was Ours - Trailer
    Residents of Wyoming's isolated Wind River Indian Reservation, a young Arapaho ...
    Residents of Wyoming's isolated Wind River Indian Reservation, a young Arapaho journalist, and a teenage powwow princess travel with a Shoshone elder to search for missing artifacts in the vast ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Containment - Trailer
    S18 E4: Containment - Trailer
    Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, ...
    Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, covering a great amount of land. Governments around the world are imagining society 10,000 years from now to create ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Containment - Trailer
    Containment - Trailer
    Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, ...
    Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, covering a great amount of land. Governments around the world are imagining society 10,000 years from now to create ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Best and Most Beautiful Things - Trailer
    S18 E3: Best and Most Beautiful Things - Trailer
    Michelle, a precocious 20-year-old woman living in rural Maine with her mother, ...
    Michelle, a precocious 20-year-old woman living in rural Maine with her mother, is legally blind and on the autism spectrum. With big dreams and varied passions, she explores love and empowerment ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Independent Lens: Best and Most Beautiful Things - Trailer
    Independent Lens: Best and Most Beautiful Things - Trailer
    Michelle, a precocious 20-year-old woman living in rural Maine with her mother, ...
    Michelle, a precocious 20-year-old woman living in rural Maine with her mother, is legally blind and on the autism spectrum. With big dreams and varied passions, she explores love and empowerment ...
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