October 05, 2017
Independent Lens Wins Four 2017 News and Documentary Emmys
Craig Phillips in Awards
Last night, the 38th annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were held at the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, and Independent Lens was…...
May 09, 2016
Abigail Disney Wields the Power of Dialogue with The Armor of Light
Craig Phillips in Behind the Films
Abigail Disney (her grandfather was Roy O. Disney, Walt's brother and co-founder of the Walt Disney Company, just to get that out of the way) has long been a producer of…...
May 06, 2016
Losing Your Religion: Nine Movies about Crises of Faith
Noel Murray in Lists
Abigail Disney’s documentary The Armor of Light takes an unusual but illuminating approach to the gun control debate. In the film, Reverend Rob Schenck — an evangelical Christian who gained some…...
May 05, 2016
Gun Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Guns in America?
Independent Lens in Test Your Knowledge
No matter what your stance is on gun ownership, you may be surprised to learn the real trends fueling the debate. We created this gun quiz to test your knowledge about…...
May 03, 2016
PBS to Present “Armed in America” Town Halls, a Special Two-Night Event After Independent Lens
Independent Lens in Announcements
PBS will present ARMED IN AMERICA, a special two-night television event exploring the nation’s rising gun violence, is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, May 9-10, 2016. Armed in America centers around two…...