Category Archives: Interactive Features

Decisions on Deadline: Journalism Game

Connected to Samantha Grant’s film A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times, which premiered this week on Independent Lens (check local listings to see if it’s airing again in your area), we’ve collaborated with the filmmakers … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Achievin’: The Everyman’s Journey Quiz

Test your mettle as a rock fan in this quiz that is all about the iconic American rock band Journey, in tandem with the Independent Lens premiere of Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey [next Monday, September 30 at 10 p.m.; check … Continue reading

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Five Fun Interactive Features

With Independent Lens off the air for summer (and there are still plenty of ways to watch our films online and via Amazon, iTunes, Netflix, DVD and more), this is a perfect time to check out some of the fun interactive features connected … Continue reading

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Wonder City Designer Naomi Clark on Busting Sexism with Games

Girls’ games are chock full of stereotypes. A Google search for “online games for girls” leads to makeovers, “movie star kissing,” and “cute cinnamon rolls” recipes. But Games for Change is hoping to reverse that trend. In support of the Independent … Continue reading

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Wonder Women! Inspires Wonder City Game

Originally posted on Beyond the Box. Wonder City has been developed as companion game to the PBS documentary feature, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. While the film encourages young audiences to explore pop cultural history as a means of thinking … Continue reading

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Celebrate Black History Month With Us!

It’s February, and have we got some great ways to celebrate Black History Month! Enjoy these fascinating films and exciting educational resources all month long. Watch Spotlight on Civil Rights Leader Whitney Young, Jr. on PBS. See more from Independent … Continue reading

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Enter Our Soul Food Recipe Contest for Your Claim to Culinary Fame!

Love to cook? Let us shine the culinary spotlight on you! Independent Lens is holding a fun contest for healthy and delicious soul food recipes. We all know soul food can do wonders for your soul. But it’s not always … Continue reading

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Poll: How Do You Watch?

TV shows, movies, the news. We know you like to watch. But how do you watch? More people than ever are watching “TV” exclusively on their computers, tablets/iPads, and even smartphones. Others would never dream of giving up their traditional … Continue reading

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Election Season Extended (for Best Documentaries of All Time)

What does it mean to be the greatest? This week our sister series, POV, launched an ambitious survey which will culminate in a master list of the greatest documentaries of all time. Obviously, we have our own favorites (wink, wink … Continue reading

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Be a Part of Our Half the Sky Special Using Social Media

Television is no longer a one-to-many medium, and we need you to be a part of the Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide experience. To do it, select any of our activities going on this week … Continue reading

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