Independent Lens

A Reckoning in Boston

Season 23 Episode 6 | 1h 20m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

What happens when you discover that your assumptions are flawed? A white filmmaker starts his academic inquiry by documenting low-income, adult students of color at the Clemente Course in Boston. After time, he comes to terms with his own complicity in racism. Alongside students, a unique filmmaking collaboration forms to explore the area's history of racism and gentrification.

Aired: 01/17/22

Expires: 02/16/22

Rating: TV-PG

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Reclaiming History

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Reclaiming History

The Home From School team talk about capturing the journey to bring Indigenous boys home 130 years after they died at a boarding school.

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