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For Once in My Life Director Finds Inspiration at Band Practice




Filmmaker Jim Bigham sat down with Independent Lens to talk about making For Once in My Life, and how his subjects inspired him to make a film about people with mental and physical challenges that wasn’t condescending but rather expansively … Continue reading




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Five Independent Lens Films Win IDA Awards




Wow, what a weekend. The International Documentary Awards bestowed high honors on several films that will make their broadcast premiere on Independent Lens in coming months. We want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the filmmakers and give you our … Continue reading




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Three Independent Lens Films Nominated for IDA Awards




The International Documentary Association has given Independent Lens not one, not two, but three big compliments today, announcing that a trifecta of this season’s films have been nominated for prestigious IDA Awards. Congratulations to the filmmakers! Waste Land by Lucy … Continue reading




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