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S1 Ep1: Half the Sky: Violence Against Women is a Global Epi

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A group of experts and advocates describe the global epidemic of gender-based violence, which strips women of their autonomy and forces them to live in constant fear of physical retribution. The phenomenon can seem insurmountable in post-conflict countries like Sierra Leone, but extraordinary women like Amie Kandeh are nevertheless determined to bring an end to these rampant abuses.

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About the Film

Learn more about this landmark transmedia project for women's empowerment.

Episodes of Independent Lens5

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Independent Lens

S15 Ep3: Indian Relay

Watch this film through November 17, 2017.

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S15 Ep3: Indian Relay

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Independent Lens

S14 Ep10: The House I Live In

Watch this film through August 15th.

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S14 Ep10: The House I Live In

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Independent Lens

S10 Ep23: Crips and Bloods: Made in America

Watch this film up to August 8th.

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S10 Ep23: Crips and Bloods: Made in America

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Clips of Independent Lens587

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Independent Lens

Real Boy - A Family Thanksgiving, Apart - Clip

Real Boy premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 19, 2017.

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Real Boy - A Family Thanksgiving, Apart - Clip

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep20: Real Boy - Beard and a Haircut - Clip

Real Boy premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 19, 2017.

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S18 Ep20: Real Boy - Beard and a Haircut - Clip

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep20: Real Boy - Bennett’s Mom Comes to Support Him - Cl

Real Boy premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 19, 2017.

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S18 Ep20: Real Boy - Bennett’s Mom Comes to Support Him - Cl

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S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - "The Little Dude in Your Brain" -

Farmer/Veteran premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 29, 2017.

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S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - "The Little Dude in Your Brain" -

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S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - My "I Don't Kill People" Pills -

Farmer/Veteran premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 29, 2017.

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S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - My "I Don't Kill People" Pills -

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - Shellshock Then and Now - Clip

Farmer/Veteran premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 29, 2017.

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S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - Shellshock Then and Now - Clip

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S18 Ep18: They Call Us Monsters - Jarad's Victim Speaks - Cl

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 - Juan's Unrequited Crush -

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

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Previews of Independent Lens225

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Independent Lens

S19: Independent Lens 2017-2018 Season - Trailer

PBS’s Independent Lens new season starts on Monday, November 6, 2017.

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S19: Independent Lens 2017-2018 Season - Trailer

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep20: Real Boy - Trailer

Real Boy premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 19, 2017.

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S18 Ep20: Real Boy - Trailer

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - Trailer

Farmer/Veteran premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 29, 2017.

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S18 Ep19: Farmer/Veteran - Trailer

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Independent Lens

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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