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This acclaimed Emmy Award-winning anthology series features documentaries and a limited number of fiction films united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of their independent producers. INDEPENDENT LENS features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history. The series is supported by interactive companion Web sites and national publicity and community engagement campaigns.

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  • INDEPENDENT LENS: Conscience Point

    Explore how the onslaught of development in Long Island's Hamptons has triggered a clash of values.

    Airdate: 11/18/2019

    Time: 10:30 - 12:00 AM

    INLE: 2104

    OB: 11/18/2019

  • INDEPENDENT LENS: Birth of a Movement

    Learn how Griffith’s 1915 The Birth of a Nation sparked a dialogue on racism that continues today.

    Airdate: 12/2/2019

    Time: 10:00 - 11:00 PM

    INLE: 1807

    OB: 2/6/17

  • INDEPENDENT LENS: The Witness

    Get a fresh look at the notorious 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese, a crime that defined an era.

    Airdate: 12/9/2019

    Time: 10:00 - 11:30 PM

    INLE: 1806

    OB: 1/23/17

  • INDEPENDENT LENS: Attla

    Discover the inspiring true story of legendary Alaska Native dogsled champion George Attla.

    Airdate: 12/16/2019

    Time: 10:00 - 11:00 PM

    INLE: 2105

    OB: 12/16/2019

  • INDEPENDENT LENS: Supergirl

    Meet Naomi, an Orthodox Jewish girl with a surprising talent: breaking world powerlifting records.

    Airdate: 12/23/2019

    Time: 10:00 - 11:30 PM

    INLE: 1903

    OB: 12/18/17

  • INDEPENDENT LENS: The First Rainbow Coalition

    See how community-based movements came together across lines of race and ethnicity to confront issues such as police brutality and substandard housing in 1960s Chicago.

    Airdate: 1/27/2020

    Time: 10:00 - 11:00 PM

    INLE: 2107

    OB: 1/27/2020

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