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Can't Hold Me Back

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Can't Hold Me Back follows Detroit teen Fernando Parraz as he overcomes a mountain of roadblocks to become the first in his family to earn a high school diploma — his ticket out of the struggles of inner-city poverty and violence. He finds support from an unlikely figure: his father, a former gangster who has suffered the costs of his own mistakes.

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story

Watch this film up to April 30th.

56:17

S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story

56:17

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep11: Ovarian Psycos

Watch this film up to April 26th.

56:17

S18 Ep11: Ovarian Psycos

56:17

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Independent Lens

S15 Ep3: Indian Relay

Watch this film through November 17, 2017.

55:32

S15 Ep3: Indian Relay

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Independent Lens

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Garbage Jail - Clip

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

1:42

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Garbage Jail - Clip

1:42

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Independent Lens

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

1:24

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Kanye on Cassette - Clip

1:24

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Independent Lens

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

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

2:00

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

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Independent Lens

National Bird - NSA Analyst Turned Activist - Clip

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

1:31

National Bird - NSA Analyst Turned Activist - Clip

1:31

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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.

1:27

The Last Laugh - My Revenge Against Hitler - Clip

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story - Botanical Explorer Joe -

SEED: The Untold Story premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 17, 2017.

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S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story - Botanical Explorer Joe -

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story - Pesticide and Suicide - C

SEED: The Untold Story premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 17, 2017.

2:42

S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story - Pesticide and Suicide - C

2:42

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Independent Lens

S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story - Seeds Are Magic - Clip

SEED: The Untold Story premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 17, 2017.

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S18 Ep13: SEED: The Untold Story - Seeds Are Magic - Clip

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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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Independent Lens

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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Independent Lens

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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Independent Lens

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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