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In the Shadow of Ebola Takes You to Liberia for One Family’s Story




Independent Lens presents the premiere online of In the Shadow of Ebola [watch now], a gripping short film set around the height of the Ebola crisis, but told from a highly personal point of view. The documentary by Gregg Mitman and Sarita Siegel … Continue reading




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Summertime Throwback Thursdays




Thursdays are already a pretty cool day, given their proximity to Friday and the weekend. They’re even cooler with “Throwback Thursdays,” because who doesn’t love going retro? For Throwback Thursdays this summer, we dig into the Independent Lens archives each week … Continue reading




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Trials of Muhammad Ali Simulcast: Online Screening and Live Chat




The Trials of Muhammad Ali Exclusive Screening & Live Chat with Director Bill Siegel Monday April 14, 10pm ET/7 PT Independent Lens, Kartemquin Films, and Eight Arizona are trying something new. For the first time ever, we’re hosting an online … Continue reading




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Spies of Mississippi Online Screening and Chat




Today (Tuesday, February 11) at 6 pm PST on the OVEE site, we’re happy to present an encore screening of the film Spies of Mississippi online, featuring live comments from director Dawn Porter.




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Four Films Streaming Online for Black History Month




While PBS kicks off Black History Month in fine style tonight with the broadcast premiere of the ITVS-funded American Promise on POV [trailer], Independent Lens and PBS’s Black Culture Connection have launched four of our films to watch for free online, all month … Continue reading




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A Look Back at the Films of Frederick Wiseman




The television premiere of Frederick Wiseman’s At Berkeley [on PBS Monday, January 13; check local listings], his 42nd film, seemed an especially apt time to introduce viewers who may not be as familiar with the prolific documentarian’s previous work. In a … Continue reading




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Detropia: Online Screening & Discussion




Join us today, November 19, for a special online screening event for the Independent Lens documentary Detropia. The screening happens at 9 PM Central (Detroit) time, 7 PM PST, and features a diverse array of panelists chatting about the state … Continue reading




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The Waiting Room: Online Screening and Chat




In his new Independent Lens documentary The Waiting Room (premiering on PBS Monday night 10/21 at 10 PM), Peter Nicks presents a more intimate portrait of a debate so entrenched in Washington and around the nation that Congress just narrowly … Continue reading




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The Waiting Room Bonus Videos: More People, More Perspectives




All of these clips come courtesy of Waiting Room filmmaker Peter Nicks and his “Storytelling Project,” which is found on the official site for the film. Consider these mini-features “bonus material” to accompany the main feature, adding extra layers to the … Continue reading




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American Graduate Shorts: Skipping Up




Last, but certainly not least, in our mini-festival of American Graduate short films, is Skipping Up, directed by Jim Mendiola and Faith Radle. Set primarily in Mark Twain Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, Skipping Up follows a group of eighth … Continue reading




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