• Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: A Path Appears
    S1 E1: Coming to Independent Lens: A Path Appears
    From the team behind the groundbreaking Half the Sky, A Path Appears goes to ...
    From the team behind the groundbreaking Half the Sky, A Path Appears goes to locations throughout the United States, plus Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to uncover the harshest forms of gender-based ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Evolution of a Criminal
    S16 E6: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Evolution of a Criminal
    How does a 16-year-old go from honors student to bank robber? In Evolution of a ...
    How does a 16-year-old go from honors student to bank robber? In Evolution of a Criminal, filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe explores the financial straits that led him to a desperate act as teenager in ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Rich Hill
    S16 E6: Coming to Independent Lens: Rich Hill
    Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winner Rich Hill follows three teenage boys, Andrew, ...
    Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winner Rich Hill follows three teenage boys, Andrew, Harley, and Appachey, as they struggle with isolation, broken families, and lack of opportunity in their Missouri town, ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: The Kill Team
    S16 E8: Coming to Independent Lens: The Kill Team
    American soldier Adam Winfield attempted to thwart war crimes even more heinous ...
    American soldier Adam Winfield attempted to thwart war crimes even more heinous than Abu Ghraib but was then himself charged with premeditated murder. At the core of The Kill Team is a moral quandary: ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Happiness
    S16 E5: Coming to Independent Lens: Happiness
    A 9-year-old monk has never before left his Bhutanese village perched high in ...
    A 9-year-old monk has never before left his Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalayas, where the nearest road is a three-day walk. When connected to electricity for the first time, he treks to ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Powerless
    S16 E4: Coming to Independent Lens: Powerless
    A literal power struggle exists in Kanpur, India, which suffers from day-long ...
    A literal power struggle exists in Kanpur, India, which suffers from day-long electricity cuts. In the Independent Lens documentary Powerless, we meet a Robin Hood-like electrician, a “katiyabaaz” ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Brakeless
    S16 E3: Coming to Independent Lens: Brakeless
    The Independent Lens documentary Brakeless asks: What led the driver of a ...
    The Independent Lens documentary Brakeless asks: What led the driver of a Japanese commuter train to accelerate perilously, causing a deadly crash? Piecing together personal accounts of those affected ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Twin Sisters
    S16 E2: Coming to Independent Lens: Twin Sisters
    In the Independent Lens documentary Twin Sisters, twin girls are adopted in ...
    In the Independent Lens documentary Twin Sisters, twin girls are adopted in China as infants by two different sets of parents — one from California, the other from a remote fishing village in ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Fall 2014 to Independent Lens
    Coming Fall 2014 to Independent Lens
    This fall Independent Lens takes viewers around the globe to explore fascinating ...
    This fall Independent Lens takes viewers around the globe to explore fascinating human stories, from a tale of twins growing up a world apart, to the role that Japanese cultural attitudes may have ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Bully
    S16 E1: Coming to Independent Lens: Bully
    The Independent Lens documentary Bully is an intimate, unflinching look at how ...
    The Independent Lens documentary Bully is an intimate, unflinching look at how bullying affects five kids and their families. Opening a window onto the pained lives of bullied kids, it documents the ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Community Cinema 2014
    Coming to Community Cinema 2014
    Community Cinema brings you a filmgoing experience like no other. Join us in one ...
    Community Cinema brings you a filmgoing experience like no other. Join us in one of more than 75 locations nationwide for free previews of upcoming Independent Lens films, and be part of a ...
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  • Independent Lens -- See the Preview for The New Black
    S15 E21: See the Preview for The New Black
    The New Black explores how the African American community debates the marriage ...
    The New Black explores how the African American community debates the marriage equality movement and the fight over LGBT rights. The film documents activists, families, and clergy on both sides of ...
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  • Independent Lens -- See the Preview for God Loves Uganda
    See the Preview for God Loves Uganda
    A journey into the heart of East Africa, where Ugandan pastors and their ...
    A journey into the heart of East Africa, where Ugandan pastors and their American counterparts spread God’s word and evangelical values to millions desperate for a better life. Inspired by his own ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Let the Fire Burn
    S15 E19: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Let the Fire Burn
    Using archival news coverage and interviews, Let the Fire Burn brings to life ...
    Using archival news coverage and interviews, Let the Fire Burn brings to life one of the most tumultuous but largely forgotten clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as a ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: A Fragile Trust
    S15 E18: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: A Fragile Trust
    The stunning story of Jayson Blair, a promising young African American reporter ...
    The stunning story of Jayson Blair, a promising young African American reporter who became entangled in a plagiarism scandal, with the ensuing media frenzy leaving The New York Times with a major ...
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  • Independent Lens -- See the Preview for Muscle Shoals
    See the Preview for Muscle Shoals
    Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's ...
    Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music, and at its heart is Rick Hall who founded FAME Studios. Overcoming crushing poverty and ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Trials of Muhammad Ali
    S15 E16: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Trials of Muhammad Ali
    A story of the famed boxer's toughest bout of all: his battle to overturn the ...
    A story of the famed boxer's toughest bout of all: his battle to overturn the prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. The film explores Ali's exile years when he was banned ...
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  • Independent Lens -- See the Preview for Brothers Hypnotic
    S15 E15: See the Preview for Brothers Hypnotic
    Not-always-willing subjects of a utopian family experiment, the eight men of the ...
    Not-always-willing subjects of a utopian family experiment, the eight men of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble were forged into a band as kids by their father, jazz maverick Phil Cohran. Now making their ...
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  • Independent Lens -- See the Preview for Medora
    S15 E14: See the Preview for Medora
    Medora follows the down-but-not-out Medora Hornets, capturing the players’ ...
    Medora follows the down-but-not-out Medora Hornets, capturing the players’ stories on and off the court as they seek to avoid another winless season. Medora is an in-depth, deeply personal look at ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Medora
    S15 E14: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Medora
    Medora follows the down-but-not-out Medora Hornets, capturing the players’ ...
    Medora follows the down-but-not-out Medora Hornets, capturing the players’ stories on and off the court as they seek to avoid another winless season. Medora is an in-depth, deeply personal look at ...
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  • Independent Lens -- See the Preview for All of Me
    S15 E13: See the Preview for All of Me
    A group of women friends who met via the Austin chapter of the National ...
    A group of women friends who met via the Austin chapter of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance and have tried every diet and diet pill, go through weight-loss surgery in an effort to ...
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