Independent Lens

Chuck Norris vs. Communism - Trailer

Preview: Season 17 Episode 5 | 30s

1980s Romania: thousands of American movies were smuggled through the Iron Curtain, opening a window into the free world. A black market racketeer and a courageous female translator brought the magic of film to the people, and helped spark a revolution.

Aired: 01/04/16

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Two Years Since "Try Harder"

Blog

Two Years Since "Try Harder"

It's been a tumultuous ride for Lowell High School since the PBS documentary Try Harder! stopped filming. Here’s a look back at a few of the key events that played out at Lowell over the taxing last two years.

Read More