James Baldwin on the Dick Cavett Show

January 10, 2018

How “I Am Not Your Negro” Filmmaker Reopened James Baldwin’s “House”

Craig Phillips in Interviews

The worldly Haitian-born filmmaker Raoul Peck and his family fled the Duvalier dictatorship in 1961 and found asylum in the Democratic Republic of Congo, before Peck finished his schooling in…...

from the Independent Lens 2017-2018 season launch trailer

October 31, 2017

Independent Lens 2017-2018 Season Launches With Award-Winning Slate

Independent Lens in Announcements

Independent Lens' new season is here and so take a peek at the unforgettable, award-winning films that make up the first half of the 2017-2018 slate. We open on Monday, November 6 with Chasing…...

I Am Not Your Negro Oscar Nominee graphic

January 24, 2017

Independent Lens Film “I Am Not Your Negro” Nominated for 2017 Academy Award

Craig Phillips in Announcements

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the nominations for the 89th Oscars and Independent Lens was thrilled to learn that I Am Not Your Negro [official site] received…...