• Independent Lens -- On a Mission to Bring Humor into Fine Art
    On a Mission to Bring Humor into Fine Art
    Take a ride through the life and current times of one of America’s most ...
    Take a ride through the life and current times of one of America’s most important artists, Wayne White. Raised in the mountains of Tennessee, Wayne White started his career as a cartoonist in New ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin?
    Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin?
    To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression ...
    To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? Find out in ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Women and Girls Lead!
    Women and Girls Lead!
    Women and girls everywhere are stepping into leadership roles, working to ...
    Women and girls everywhere are stepping into leadership roles, working to improve their communities, and innovating in science, the arts, business, and governance. Yet there is still much to do to ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Find the Unexpected on Monday Nights
    Find the Unexpected on Monday Nights
    Find the unexpected - Monday nights on PBS! On Antiques Roadshow and Market ...
    Find the unexpected - Monday nights on PBS! On Antiques Roadshow and Market Warriors, join real-life treasure hunters who reveal the hidden stories behind heirlooms and collectibles. Then, on ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Always Something New to Discover on Monday Nights
    Always Something New to Discover on Monday Nights
    There’s always something new to discover, Monday nights on PBS. Every heirloom ...
    There’s always something new to discover, Monday nights on PBS. Every heirloom comes with an amazing backstory on Antiques Roadshow. Find the unexpected with real-life treasure hunters on Market ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Is the American Dream Out of Reach?
    S14 E1: Is the American Dream Out of Reach?
    Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: The ...
    Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) presents his examination of how the gap between rich and poor Americans has become so stark, as ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Sky's the Limit for the Women of Barefoot College
    The Sky's the Limit for the Women of Barefoot College
    Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural ...
    Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. Follow ...
  • Independent Lens -- Can a Church Preach Love and Discriminate at the Same Time?
    Can a Church Preach Love and Discriminate at the Same Time?
    Gene Robinson is a man whose two primary passions are in direct conflict: his ...
    Gene Robinson is a man whose two primary passions are in direct conflict: his love for God and for his partner Mark. Robinson is the first openly gay person to become a bishop in the historic ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Independent Lens Season Highlights
    Independent Lens Season Highlights
    There’s always something new to discover, Monday nights on PBS! Join host ...
    There’s always something new to discover, Monday nights on PBS! Join host Stanley Tucci for the most diverse showcase of independent film on television, now on Monday nights!
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  • Independent Lens -- Community Classroom Makes Learning Cinematic
    Community Classroom Makes Learning Cinematic
    Community Classroom brings innovative media resources to educators in high ...
    Community Classroom brings innovative media resources to educators in high schools, colleges, and other youth-serving organizations to provide educators with access to high quality video content and ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Stanley Tucci to Host New Season of Independent Lens
    Stanley Tucci to Host New Season of Independent Lens
    Acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci will host the upcoming season of ...
    Acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci will host the upcoming season of Independent Lens, which moves to Mondays at 10 PM on PBS this fall (check local listings). Tucci is the latest in the ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Lift Like a Girl!
    S13 E27: Lift Like a Girl!
    Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in ...
    Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in the world. As the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for Beijing 2008, she struggles with injury, confidence, ...
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  • Independent Lens -- The Epidemic That Decimated and Defined a Community
    The Epidemic That Decimated and Defined a Community
    When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also ...
    When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together in inspiring and moving ways to support and care for one another and to fight for dignity and a ...
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  • Independent Lens -- We Were Here - Preview
    We Were Here - Preview
    Review the response in San Francisco when AIDS decimated a community. 12/3/2012
    Review the response in San Francisco when AIDS decimated a community. 12/3/2012
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  • Independent Lens -- Oscar-Nominated Hell and Back Again Comes to PBS
    S13 E24: Oscar-Nominated Hell and Back Again Comes to PBS
    Danfung Dennis's haunting war documentary Hell and Back Again has been nominated ...
    Danfung Dennis's haunting war documentary Hell and Back Again has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary. The film follows U.S. Marine Sergeant Nathan Harris, 25, as he leads ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Stigmatized and Shunned, Filipino Amerasians Seek...
    S13 E25: Stigmatized and Shunned, Filipino Amerasians Seek...
    For nearly a century, American servicemen were stationed at Subic Bay in the ...
    For nearly a century, American servicemen were stationed at Subic Bay in the Philippines, and many of them fathered children with the women who lived nearby. When the base closed in 1991, hundreds of ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Ethnic Chauvinism or Modern Civil Rights Struggle?
    S13 E23: Ethnic Chauvinism or Modern Civil Rights Struggle?
    When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in ...
    When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in Tucson comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back. This modern civil rights ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Tibetan Nomads Negotiate the Crossroads Between Tradition...
    S13 E22: Tibetan Nomads Negotiate the Crossroads Between Tradition...
    Locho and Yama are nomadic herders in Tibet's high grasslands, who carve their ...
    Locho and Yama are nomadic herders in Tibet's high grasslands, who carve their existence from the land as their ancestors have for generations. As traditional nomadic life confronts rapid ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Meet the Ponce Family Circus!
    Meet the Ponce Family Circus!
    For generations the Ponce family has run one of Mexico's traditional family ...
    For generations the Ponce family has run one of Mexico's traditional family circuses. Ringmaster Tino struggles to keep the family business alive as life on the road and mounting debts threaten to ...
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  • Independent Lens -- Is There Room for the American Bison in America Anymore?
    S13 E20: Is There Room for the American Bison in America Anymore?
    The bison is an enduring symbol of America, and yet it stands on the brink of ...
    The bison is an enduring symbol of America, and yet it stands on the brink of collapse. Cattle ranching, urban sprawl, and sport hunting has squeezed the beast from the Great Plains it once dominated. ...
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  • Independent Lens -- It's Baaaaack!
    It's Baaaaack!
    In 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same ...
    In 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same auto companies that built them. Today, fewer than six years later, the electric car is back ... with a vengeance.
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