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S12 Ep13: When I Rise: A Musical Legacy

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In 1957, Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student found herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to the heights of international opera.

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View an interview with Barbara Smith Conrad as well as other bonus videos.

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S18 Ep14: The Last Laugh

Watch this film up to May 8th.

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S18 Ep14: The Last Laugh

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S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story

Watch this film up to April 30th.

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S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story

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S18 Ep11: Ovarian Psycos

Watch this film up to April 26th.

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S18 Ep11: Ovarian Psycos

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Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Forever Pure - "We Have Arabs in Our Team?" - Clip

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Forever Pure - "We Have Arabs in Our Team?" - Clip

Forever Pure premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 15, 2017.

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Forever Pure - "We Have Arabs in Our Team?" - Clip

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Forever Pure - Beitar's Billionaire Owner - Clip

Forever Pure premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 15, 2017.

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Forever Pure - Beitar's Billionaire Owner - Clip

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Garbage Jail - Clip

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 8, 2017

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Garbage Jail - Clip

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Kanye on Cassette - Clip

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 8, 2017

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Kanye on Cassette - Clip

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National Bird - "You Said it Was Okay to Kill Them" - Clip

National Bird premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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National Bird - "You Said it Was Okay to Kill Them" - Clip

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National Bird - NSA Analyst Turned Activist - Clip

National Bird premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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National Bird - NSA Analyst Turned Activist - Clip

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Independent Lens

The Last Laugh - From the Holocaust to Rwanda - Clip

The Last Laugh premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 24, 2017.

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The Last Laugh - From the Holocaust to Rwanda - Clip

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Independent Lens

The Last Laugh - My Revenge Against Hitler - Clip

The Last Laugh premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 24, 2017.

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The Last Laugh - My Revenge Against Hitler - Clip

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S18 Ep18: They Call Us Monsters - Trailer

They Call Us Monsters premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 22, 2017.

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S18 Ep18: They Call Us Monsters - Trailer

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Forever Pure - Trailer

Forever Pure premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 15, 2017.

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Forever Pure - Trailer

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Trailer

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 8, 2017

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Trailer

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S18: National Bird - Trailer

National Bird premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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S18: National Bird - Trailer

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