June 20, 2019
Enter to Win a Copy of “Logical Family: A Memoir”
Independent Lens in Contests
Looking for some summer reading? Love Armistead Maupin and Tales of the City? Enter for your chance to win a copy of his book Logical Family: A Memoir. You have…...
June 07, 2019
Which “Tales of the City” Character Are You?
Craig Phillips in Test Your Knowledge
It's been 41 years since Armistead Maupin's first Tales of the City book was published, 26 years since the initial PBS series based on that book aired, and now with…...
December 18, 2017
Take the Armistead Maupin and Tales of the City Pop Quiz!
Independent Lens in Beyond the Films
How much do you know about Armistead Maupin and about his beloved Tales of the City series? Are you a Maupin superfan? Take this quiz we created for both for longtime…...
December 15, 2017
From North Carolina to San Francisco: Jennifer Kroot Tells the Tales of Maupin
Craig Phillips in Interviews
Jennifer Kroot brings a background in underground filmmaking to her documentaries and uses that sensibility to create surprises within her stories. The San Francisco-based filmmaker first caught the eye of…...
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…...