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Independent Lens (1999 - 2023)

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Documentary Drama Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1999 - Present24 Seasons

Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.Independent Lens featuring Stanley Tucci and Mark Feuerstein has one or more episodes free on PBS. It's a documentary and drama show with 502 episodes over 24 seasons. Independent Lens is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (599 votes).

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EPISODE GUIDE

Independent Lens Season 24 Overview

Sep 12, 2022 - Oct 24, 2022

Season 24 of Independent Lens has 2 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

Independent Lens Season 24 Episodes
Season 24, Episode 02 TikTok, Boom.
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TikTok, Boom.
Oct 24, 2022

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Season 24, Episode 01 Hazing
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Independent Lens Season 23 Overview

Oct 11, 2021 - May 23, 2022

Season 23 of Independent Lens has 16 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 23, Episode 16 A Once and Future Peace
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A Once and Future...
May 23, 2022

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Season 23, Episode 15 Scenes From the Glittering World
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Season 23, Episode 14 When Claude Got Shot
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When Claude Got Shot
May 9, 2022

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Independent Lens Season 22 Overview

Oct 19, 2020 - Jun 1, 2021

Season 22 of Independent Lens has 22 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

Independent Lens Season 22 Episodes
Season 22, Episode 107 PHILLY D.A.
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PHILLY D.A.
Jun 1, 2021

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Season 22, Episode 106 PHILLY D.A.
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PHILLY D.A.
May 25, 2021

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Season 22, Episode 105 PHILLY D.A.
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PHILLY D.A.
May 18, 2021

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Independent Lens Season 21 Overview

Oct 28, 2019 - Oct 20, 2020

Season 21 of Independent Lens has 22 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 21, Episode 22 Feels Good Man
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Feels Good Man
Oct 20, 2020

Feels Good Man is the story of how artist Matt Furie, creator of a trippy, once-benign comic character named Pepe...

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Season 21, Episode 21 Driver Radio: Jamaica
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Driver Radio: Jamaica
Sep 21, 2020

Ron and Don Brodie, twin brothers and first-generation Jamericans raised in Washington, D.C., grew up making family visits to Jamaica....

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Season 21, Episode 20 Won't You Be My Neighbor?
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Won't You Be My...
Aug 31, 2020

Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, the beloved host of the popular children's TV show...

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Independent Lens Season 20 Overview

Oct 29, 2018 - May 20, 2019

Season 20 of Independent Lens has 19 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 20, Episode 19 Wrestle
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Wrestle
May 20, 2019

Wrestle goes inside the lives of four members of the high school wrestling team at Huntsville’s J.O. Johnson High School--a...

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Season 20, Episode 18 Harvest Season: The Seed Saver
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Season 20, Episode 17 Out of State
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Independent Lens Season 19 Overview

Nov 7, 2017 - May 28, 2018

Season 19 of Independent Lens has 21 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 19, Episode 21 Served Like a Girl
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Served Like a Girl
May 28, 2018

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Season 19, Episode 20 ACORN and the Firestorm
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ACORN and the Firestorm
May 21, 2018

A candid look at a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of homeless women veterans who served in Iraq...

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Season 19, Episode 19 No Man's Land
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No Man's Land
May 7, 2018

For 40 years, the community-organizing group ACORN sought to empower poor and marginalized communities. Its critics believed ACORN exemplified everything...

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Independent Lens Season 18 Overview

Oct 3, 2016 - Jun 19, 2017

Season 18 of Independent Lens has 20 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 18, Episode 20 Real Boy
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Real Boy
Jun 19, 2017

A transgender teen works to repair a strained relationship with his family and forges a friendship with folk singer Joe...

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Season 18, Episode 19 Farmer/Veteran
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Farmer/Veteran
May 30, 2017

Home from three combat tours in Iraq, Alex Sutton forges a new identity as a farmer, hatching chicks and raising...

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Season 18, Episode 18 They Call Us Monsters
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They Call Us Monsters
May 23, 2017

They Call Us Monsters goes behind the walls of the Compound, a high-security facility where Los Angeles houses its most...

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Independent Lens Season 17 Overview

Nov 9, 2015 - Jun 20, 2016

Season 17 of Independent Lens has 22 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 17, Episode 22 T-rex Her Fight for Gold
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Season 17, Episode 21 Trapped
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Trapped
Jun 20, 2016

Healthcare providers and others in Texas, Mississippi and Alabama fight new Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) laws designed to...

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Season 17, Episode 20 Dogtown Redemption
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Dogtown Redemption
May 16, 2016

Dogtown Redemption is the story of three homeless recyclers surviving in West Oakland, a neighborhood decimated by unemployment, addiction, and...

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Independent Lens Season 16 Overview

Oct 13, 2014 - Jun 23, 2015

Season 16 of Independent Lens has 19 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

Independent Lens Season 16 Episodes
Season 16, Episode 19 In the Shadow of Ebola
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In the Shadow of...
Jun 23, 2015

An African family’s tense experience during West African Ebola outbreak. This intimate film brings us on Emmanuel’s journey as he...

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Season 16, Episode 18 Limited Partnership
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Limited Partnership
Jun 15, 2015

LIMITED PARTNERSHIP is the love story between Filipino-American Richard Adams and Australian Tony Sullivan, who, in 1975, became one of...

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Season 16, Episode 17 1971
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1971
May 18, 2015

The story of the Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI, which broke into an FBI field office in Media, Pa.,...

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Independent Lens Season 15 Overview

Oct 28, 2013 - Jun 16, 2014

Season 15 of Independent Lens has 21 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 15, Episode 21 The New Black
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The New Black
Jun 16, 2014

How African-American churches and gays deal with the rise of the gay-rights movement.

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Season 15, Episode 20 God Loves Uganda
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God Loves Uganda
May 19, 2014

Inspired by his own African American Baptist roots, director Roger Ross Williams explores a place where religion and African culture...

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Season 15, Episode 19 Let the Fire Burn
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Let the Fire Burn
May 12, 2014

This documentary brings to life one of the most tumultuous clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as...

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Independent Lens Season 14 Overview

Oct 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2013

Season 14 of Independent Lens has 28 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 14, Episode 27 How to Survive a Plague
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How to Survive a...
Dec 31, 2013

Activists from ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) help identify new drugs that may be beneficial to people with...

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Season 14, Episode 26 Jiro Dreams of Sushi
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Dec 24, 2013

Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a 2011 American documentary film directed by David Gelb. The film follows Jiro Ono, an...

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Season 14, Episode 25 Playwright: From Page to Stage
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Playwright: From Page to...
Dec 17, 2013

Two young playwrights from different backgrounds come together to create a new language for the stage.

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Independent Lens Season 13 Overview

Oct 13, 2011 - Jun 26, 2012

Season 13 of Independent Lens has 27 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 13, Episode 27 Strong!
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Strong!
Jun 26, 2012

A formidable figure standing at 5'8" and weighing more than 300 pounds, Cheryl Haworth struggles to defend her champion status...

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Season 13, Episode 26 We Were Here
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We Were Here
Jun 14, 2012

When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together in inspiring and...

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Season 13, Episode 25 Hell and Back Again
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Hell and Back Again
May 28, 2012

U.S. Marine Sergeant Nathan Harris, 25, leads his unit to fight a ghostlike enemy in Afghanistan. Wounded in battle, Harris...

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Independent Lens Season 12 Overview

Oct 19, 2010 - Jun 14, 2011

Season 12 of Independent Lens has 25 episodes that are available to stream on PBS.

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Season 12, Episode 25 Two Spirits
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Two Spirits
Jun 14, 2011

Fred Martinez was one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history when he was brutally murdered at 16. Two...

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Season 12, Episode 24 Welcome to Shelbyville
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Welcome to Shelbyville
May 24, 2011

Welcome to Shelbyville is a glimpse of America at a crossroads. In this one small town in the heart of...

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Season 12, Episode 23 Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo
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Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo
May 17, 2011

Cultural and historical references untangle Japan's fascination with insects.

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Independent Lens Season 11 Overview

Sep 21, 2009 - Jun 1, 2010

Season 11 of Independent Lens has 28 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 11, Episode 28 Goodbye Solo
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Jun 1, 2010

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Season 11, Episode 27 A Village Called Versailles
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A Village Called Versailles
May 25, 2010

An elderly man hires Solo, a Senegalese cab driver, to drive him to a mountaintop in North Carolina where he...

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Season 11, Episode 26 Project Kashmir
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Project Kashmir
May 18, 2010

Versailles, a tight-knit neighborhood on the edge of New Orleans, is home to the densest ethnic Vietnamese population outside of...

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Independent Lens Season 10 Overview

Oct 22, 2008 - Sep 21, 2009

Season 10 of Independent Lens has 26 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 10, Episode 26 Our Disappeared
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Our Disappeared
Sep 21, 2009

During the 1976-1983 military dictatorships in Argentina, thousands of citizens were kidnapped and never heard from again. Director Juan Mandelbaum...

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Season 10, Episode 25 Ask Not
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Ask Not
Jun 16, 2009

As wars rage in the Middle East, the U.S. military is eager for more recruits—unless you happen to be openly...

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Season 10, Episode 24 Steal a Pencil for Me
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Steal a Pencil for...
May 26, 2009

In June 1943, Ina Soep, the rich and beautiful daughter of an Amsterdam diamond cutter, met a married couple—a poor...

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Independent Lens Season 9 Overview

Oct 16, 2007 - Jun 20, 2008

Season 9 of Independent Lens has 27 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 09, Episode 27 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story
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Abduction: The Megumi Yokota...
Jun 20, 2008

A Japanese family searches for their daughter who was abducted by North Korean spies in 1977. / Recalls the 1977...

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Season 09, Episode 26 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story
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Abduction: The Megumi Yokota...
Jun 19, 2008

The amazing and compelling true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who enters the most...

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Season 09, Episode 25 Deep Water
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Deep Water
Jun 15, 2008

The Cool School is an object lesson in how to build an art scene from scratch and what to avoid...

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Independent Lens Season 8 Overview

Oct 24, 2006 - Apr 17, 2007

Season 8 of Independent Lens has 28 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 08, Episode 28 Translate
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Translate
Apr 17, 2007

Are you male or female? For members of the transgender community, the answer is often complex. A documentary film about...

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Season 08, Episode 27 La Lupe: Queen of Latin Soul
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La Lupe: Queen of...
Jun 5, 2007

A born rebel and innovator, Lupe Yoli aka La Lupe or La Yiyiyi was renowned for her emotional performances. Her...

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Season 08, Episode 26 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill
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The Wild Parrots of...
May 29, 2007

This film tells the true story of a bohemian St. Francis and his remarkable relationship with a flock of wild...

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Independent Lens Season 7 Overview

Apr 5, 2005 - Jun 22, 2006

Season 7 of Independent Lens has 29 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 07, Episode 29 A Lion in the House: Part 2
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A Lion in the...
Jun 22, 2006

This inspiring film follows five children as they fight cancer with the help of their families, nurses and doctors. This...

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Season 07, Episode 28 A Lion in the House: Part 1
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A Lion in the...
Jun 21, 2006

This inspiring film follows five children as they fight cancer with the help of their families, nurses and doctors. This...

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Season 07, Episode 27 The Real Dirt on Farmer John
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The Real Dirt on...
Jun 13, 2006

The Real Dirt on Farmer John is a 2005 documentary film directed by Taggart Siegel about the life of Midwestern...

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Independent Lens Season 6 Overview

Oct 26, 2004 - Jun 15, 2005

Season 6 of Independent Lens has 28 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 06, Episode 28 Brother to Brother
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Brother to Brother
Jun 15, 2005

A young artist befriends an elderly gay stranger who co-founded the revolutionary journal Fire!

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Season 06, Episode 27 Brother to Brother
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Brother to Brother
Jun 14, 2005

Narrated by Cheech Marin and scored by Ry Cooder, this film shows how a community was betrayed by greed, political...

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Season 06, Episode 26 Chavez Ravine: A Los Angeles Story
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Chavez Ravine: A Los...
Jun 7, 2005

As Hollywood stuntwomen for "Wonder Woman" and "Xena: Warrior Princess," Jeannie Epper and Zoe Bell have been set on fire,...

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Independent Lens Season 5 Overview

Oct 16, 2003 - Jun 15, 2004

Season 5 of Independent Lens has 28 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 05, Episode 28 The Amasong Chorus: Singing Out
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The Amasong Chorus: Singing...
Jun 15, 2004

When lesbian music student Kristina Boerger moved to a small Illinois college town, she didn't find a ready-made community. So...

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Season 05, Episode 27 Sumo East and West
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Sumo East and West
May 5, 2003

"Sumo East and West" is a feature documentary about Americans in the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling. Sumo is...

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Season 05, Episode 26 Cosmopolitan
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Cosmopolitan
Jun 1, 2004

When his wife and daughter abandon him, East Indian immigrant Gopal (Roshan Seth) reinvents himself as an all-American bachelor. With...

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Independent Lens Season 4 Overview

Feb 4, 2003 - Jun 3, 2003

Season 4 of Independent Lens has 14 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 04, Episode 14 Daddy & Papa
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Daddy & Papa
Jun 3, 2003

Daddy & Papa is a one-hour documentary film made by producer/director Johnny Symons in 2002, it explores same-sex parenting as...

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Season 04, Episode 13 Hansel Mieth: Vagabond Photographer
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Hansel Mieth: Vagabond Photographer
May 27, 2003

Hansel Mieth: Vagabond Photographer is the compelling tale of a pioneering woman photojournalist who created some of the most indelible...

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Season 04, Episode 12 Razing Appalachia
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Razing Appalachia
May 20, 2003

In the face of thunderous blasting and choking dust caused by mountaintop mining, the last 40 families of Blair, WV,...

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Independent Lens Season 3 Overview

Sep 7, 2001 - Nov 9, 2001

Season 3 of Independent Lens has 10 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 03, Episode 10 Romancing the Throne
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Romancing the Throne
Nov 9, 2001

The sudden death of the King of Lesotho in January 1996 led to the coronation of his thirty-something bachelor son,...

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Season 03, Episode 09 Open Outcry
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Open Outcry
Nov 1, 2001

In the securities markets, virtually everything is now automated as we increasingly trade online. But the legendary, hyper-charged sense of...

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Season 03, Episode 08 Gibtown
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Gibtown
Oct 26, 2001

In Gibsonton, FL, thousands of carnival and circus show people have built a close-knit community in the twilight of the...

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Independent Lens Season 2 Overview

Oct 2, 2000 - Dec 4, 2000

Season 2 of Independent Lens has 10 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 02, Episode 10 A Wok in Progress
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A Wok in Progress
Dec 4, 2000

This video journal chronicles the intertwined stories of Paul Kwan, a Chinese filmmaker and gourmand who came to the United...

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Season 02, Episode 09 In Harm's Way/Carved from the Heart
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In Harm's Way/Carved from...
Nov 27, 2000

In Harm's Way is an experimental film exploring how the experiences of adulthood both defy and reinforce the lessons of...

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Season 02, Episode 08 Music in Their Bones
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Music in Their Bones
Nov 20, 2000

The program explores the mountain music of Sand Mountain in rural Alabama. This music tradition is woven into the simple...

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Independent Lens Season 1 Overview

Aug 9, 1999 - Oct 11, 1999

Season 1 of Independent Lens has 10 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 01, Episode 10 I Can't Believe I Married a Lesbian
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I Can't Believe I...
Oct 11, 1999

Stuart Perkin thought he knew everything about his wife, Sue. After two years of marriage and ten years of friendship,...

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Season 01, Episode 09 Secret People
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Secret People
Oct 4, 1999

Although it has conjured horrific images of society's most feared outcasts ever since Biblical days, leprosy is in fact a...

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Season 01, Episode 08 Sing Faster: The Stagehands' Ring Cycle
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Sing Faster: The Stagehands'...
Sep 27, 1999

SING FASTER is a spirited and comical behind-the-scenes look at Richard Wagner's beloved "Ring Cycle," one of the most ambitious...

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About Independent Lens

Independent Lens Overview

Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Age rating: 7+ (TV-PG)
Number of seasons: 24 Seasons
Number of episodes: 502 Episodes

Extra Information

Related Genres: DocumentaryDrama
Available to watch on: Free Services
Original Release Date: Aug 9, 1999
Show Status: Currently Running
Next episode release: TBA