• Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: All Of Me
    S15 E13: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: 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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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Las Marthas
    S15 E12: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Las Marthas
    In the lingering aftermath of the U.S.-Mexican War, the border town of Laredo, ...
    In the lingering aftermath of the U.S.-Mexican War, the border town of Laredo, Texas created an annual debutante ball unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Spies of Mississippi
    S15 E11: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Spies of Mississippi
    The story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve ...
    The story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation during the 1950s and ‘60s. Granted broad powers, this commission investigated citizens and organizations ...
  • Independent Lens -- The State of Arizona - See the Preview
    S15 E10: The State of Arizona - See the Preview
    This topical documentary captures the explosive emotions and complex realities ...
    This topical documentary captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration. Tracking the year after Arizona passes SB1070, ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: The State of Arizona
    S15 E10: Coming to Independent Lens: The State of Arizona
    This topical documentary captures the explosive emotions and complex realities ...
    This topical documentary captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration. Tracking the year after Arizona passes SB1070, ...
  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Blood Brother
    S15 E9: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Blood Brother
    An intimate portrait of Rocky Braat, who traveled to India as a disillusioned ...
    An intimate portrait of Rocky Braat, who traveled to India as a disillusioned tourist. When he met a group of children with HIV living at an AIDS hostel, a place of unspeakable hardship, he decided to ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: At Berkeley
    Coming Soon to Independent Lens: At Berkeley
    Legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman goes back to school for this ...
    Legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman goes back to school for this wide-ranging film about the University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a ten campus public ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Oscar-nominated How to Survive a Plague Coming in December
    Oscar-nominated How to Survive a Plague Coming in December
    How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG ...
    How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) — made up of self-made activists, many of them HIV-positive, who challenged the pharmaceutical ...
    0:00:29
  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: How to Survive a Plague
    Coming to Independent Lens: How to Survive a Plague
    How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG ...
    How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) — made up of self-made activists, many of them HIV-positive, who challenged the pharmaceutical ...
    0:02:15
  • Independent Lens -- Meet Four California Sushi Masters
    S15 E6: Meet Four California Sushi Masters
    Join Independent Lens on a mouthwatering tour of some of the greatest sushi ...
    Join Independent Lens on a mouthwatering tour of some of the greatest sushi restaurants San Francisco has to offer. Craving more? Satiate your appetite when Jiro Dreams of Sushi, the story of one of ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Seasons Greetings from Jiro & Independent Lens
    S15 E6: Seasons Greetings from Jiro & Independent Lens
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous ...
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous chef of a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant. Despite humble appearances, it’s the first of its kind to be awarded a ...
    0:00:29
  • Independent Lens -- See the Preview for Jiro Dreams of Sushi
    S15 E6: See the Preview for Jiro Dreams of Sushi
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous ...
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous chef of a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant. Despite humble appearances, it’s the first of its kind to be awarded a ...
    0:00:29
  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Jiro Dreams of Sushi
    S15 E6: Coming to Independent Lens: Jiro Dreams of Sushi
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous ...
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous chef of a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant. Despite humble appearances, it’s the first of its kind to be awarded a ...
    0:01:58
  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens - Playwright: From Page to Stage
    S15 E5: Coming to Independent Lens - Playwright: From Page to Stage
    The lives of two outstanding young playwrights — one, an African American from ...
    The lives of two outstanding young playwrights — one, an African American from Miami’s inner city; the other, an Indian American from Cleveland — are brought together inextricably in the process ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming to Independent Lens: Young Lakota
    S15 E4: Coming to Independent Lens: Young Lakota
    Three young people living in the Pine Ridge Reservation try to forge a better ...
    Three young people living in the Pine Ridge Reservation try to forge a better future. When the first female President of Oglala Lakota defies a South Dakota law criminalizing abortion by vowing to ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Indian Relay
    S15 E3: Coming Soon to Independent Lens: Indian Relay
    Indian Relay documents an unheralded aspect of modern-day Native American life ...
    Indian Relay documents an unheralded aspect of modern-day Native American life and what it takes to win one of the more exciting forms of horse racing. From the bitter cold of winter to the heat of ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Graduates/Los Graduados: Latino Student Stories
    The Graduates/Los Graduados: Latino Student Stories
    Two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today ...
    Two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives on the ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Los Graduados - Adelantado en Español
    Los Graduados - Adelantado en Español
    This two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today ...
    This two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives ...
    0:00:29
  • Independent Lens -- The Graduates/Los Graduados: Coming This Fall to PBS
    The Graduates/Los Graduados: Coming This Fall to PBS
    This two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today ...
    This two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives ...
    0:00:30
  • Independent Lens -- Coming Soon to Independent Lens: The Graduates
    Coming Soon to Independent Lens: The Graduates
    Two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today ...
    Two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives on the ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Waiting Room - Preview
    S14 E19: The Waiting Room - Preview
    The Waiting Room intimately follows several people who pass through the ...
    The Waiting Room intimately follows several people who pass through the emergency room of Highland Hospital in East Oakland, CA. Shot over several months and with a poignant mix of humor and drama, ...
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