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Announcements

September 25, 2020

Independent Lens Fall Season Has 2020 Vision

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The upcoming slate of films airing on Independent Lens on PBS this fall is just one part of an incredible season coming up that will last through the Spring in…...

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Announcements

March 25, 2020

Next on PBS: 8 Stories About the People Shaping Our World

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"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming," wrote poet Pablo Neruda. Spring has indeed come, and with it an amazing set of documentaries that…...

Awards

May 28, 2019

The 2018-19 Independent Lens Audience Award Goes to… (Updated)

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Update (6/11): With voting now closed, we’ve tabulated the winners, with a record number of votes for our Audience Award (topping last year's record). And the prize goes to… Out of State…...

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Awards

June 18, 2018

Make Your Voice Heard: Pick Your Favorite 2017-18 Independent Lens Film (Updated)

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It's that time of the year again: Now that Independent Lens has concluded another season, we need you to vote for the recipient of this year's Audience Award. Yes you,…...

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Awards

June 30, 2017

2016-17 Independent Lens Audience Award Poll! The Winner Is…

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It's time to vote for your own personal favorite from the just-concluded 2016-2017 season of Independent Lens. The voting period will run through 5 pm PT Friday, July 21. There were…...

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Announcements

December 05, 2016

Independent Lens Announces New 2016-2017 Season

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Slate Includes Meet the Patels, Newtown, TOWER, The Witness and More The award-winning series Independent Lens' new season lineup will launch on Monday, December 26, 2016, with the real-life cross-cultural romantic…...

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Awards

August 15, 2016

Independent Lens Audience Award Survey!

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Vote now for your own personal favorite from the just-concluded 2015-2016 season of Independent Lens. The voting period will run through 5 pm PT Monday, August 29. There were 21…...

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Awards

April 08, 2016

Independent Lens Nominated for Webby Awards

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Three projects from Independent Lens have been recognized by the Webby Awards, the leading international awards for excellence on the Internet, which were called “the Internet’s highest honor” by The…...