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Immigration Quiz

On the occasion the premiere of The State of Arizona, we created a new quiz on American immigration. You may find some of the questions challenging, and just as many answers surprising, as you test your knowledge on this hot-button topic.

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A Note From Independent Lens

  Independent Lens seeks to assure that its content offerings encourage a lively civic dialogue, and that they do not present only one point of view. In this spirit, this post has been removed but the comments left in place.

Feelin’ Lucky? Enter the Soul Food Junkies Pin It to Win It Contest

Score an Independent Lens gift basket, including a collection of Independent Lens and Soul Food Junkies inspired cookbooks, by entering our #SoulFoodJunkies contest on Pinterest. How do we celebrate both the the premiere of Soul Food Junkies on January 14th and the launch of our Independent Lens Pinterest page? Well, with our very own #SoulFoodJunkies … READ MORE

Independent Lens Honors Black History at TCA

Independent Lens announced three new films that examine the history of African American activism, each from a unique perspective, at last week’s Television Critics Association press tour. The TCA panel included legendary activist Angela Davis and artist Talib Kweli. Watch the video below to see some of the icons and artists who joined Independent Lens in recognizing … READ MORE

A Look Back at the Anti-Apartheid Movement

Filmmaker Connie Field took some time out to answer a few questions about her film Have You Heard From Johannesburg, and discuss the parallels between the anti-apartheid movement and present-day protest movements. This five-part series premieres on Independent Lens on January 12, 2012 (check local listings for air dates and times on your local PBS … READ MORE