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And the Winner of the 2014-2015 Independent Lens Audience Award Is…

The winner of this season’s Independent Lens Audience Award, as chosen by voting viewers, is…. Kumu Hina! Interestingly, Kumu Hina is not the first Independent Lens film to win the Audience Award that is about hula dance: Men of Hula won … Continue reading

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Time to Vote! Independent Lens 2014-2015 Audience Award

The Independent Lens 2014-2015 season may have ended, but the Audience Award is heating up. Rate and vote for your favorite films from this past season on our Audience Awards page. In order to avoid ballot box stuffing, once your vote is … Continue reading

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The Winner of 2013-2014 Independent Lens Audience Award Is…




The votes are in and Independent Lens viewers have spoken! Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey is the winner of the Independent Lens 2013-2014 Audience Award. Congratulations to filmmaker Ramona S. Diaz and her team. The music-filled film [official site] about Journey’s new … Continue reading




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Vote for the 2013-2014 Independent Lens Audience Award!




Now that the Independent Lens 2013-2014 season is officially concluded, voting for the Audience Award is heating up. If you haven’t already, rate and vote for your favorite films from this past season by going to our Audience Awards page. … Continue reading




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The 2013 Audience Award Goes to…




After a tight and active race, Independent Lens voters have spoken: The winner of the 2013 Independent Lens Audience Award is The Revisionaries. Scott Thurman’s “well-made dispatch from a long war” [The New York Times] about the tempest over Texas textbook … Continue reading




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The 2012 Independent Lens Audience Award Goes To ….




We had so many great films with so much excellence filling out our 10th season that our Audience Award came right down to a photo finish. Our dual winners tied after unprecedented rates of voting by a very passionate fan … Continue reading




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Which Film Will be This Season’s Audience Favorite? Vote Now




UPDATE: Voting for the Season 10 Audience Award is now closed. Thanks for participating! Statues, laurels, trophies, medals, plaques, certificates … there are plenty of awards to be won in the film business, but there is only ONE Independent Lens … Continue reading




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Audience Award Winner Two Spirits Was a Community Effort




This week we unveiled the winner of the 2011 Independent Lens Audience Award, our season finale Two Spirits. The film is the story of Fred Martinez, a Navajo boy who was naadlehi, or male with a feminine spirit. Fred was … Continue reading




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The 2011 Independent Lens Audience Award Winner is … Two Spirits!




At film festivals, the award that often matters most to filmmakers and their subjects alike is the Audience Award. They know they’ve struck a chord when the audience applauds their efforts. The race for the most coveted award of the … Continue reading




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