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Independent Lens

Independent Lens

Independent Lens introduces a new documentary film each week from among the best independent filmmakers working today, creating an independent film festival in your living room.

Episodes

Season 19
Winnie paints a complex portrait of Winnie Mandela: the woman, the paradox, both exalted...
Season 19
Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang travels to Florida and encounters Dylan, a charismatic young...
Season 19
The Force goes deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to...
Season 19
I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration...
Season 19
Unrest is an innovative documentary that follows Jennifer Brea as she navigates her new...
Season 19
The colorful story of writer Armistead Maupin, whose Tales of the City series inspired...
Season 19
Naomi Kutin seems like a typical Orthodox Jewish preteen from New Jersey, until her...
Season 19
Served Like a Girl is a powerful and poignant look at a group of diverse female veterans...
Season 19
Based on Andrew Feinstein’s globally acclaimed book The Shadow World: Inside the Global...
Season 19
True Conviction follows exonerated ex-prisoners who started a detective agency to help...
Season 19
The story of how ACORN, a national community-organizing group devoted to empowering lower...
Season 19
No Man’s Land documents the occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge from inception...
Season 19
In this detective story, investigative filmmaker Cullen Hoback travels to West Virginia...
Season 19
Meet the men and women who make their living cleaning our shoes. From New York to Tokyo...
Season 19
When God Sleeps depicts the journey of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi who is forced into...
Season 19
With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores...
Season 19
Though much of its history was eclipsed by the explosiveness of the 1960s, the essential...
Season 19
Across walls, fences, and alleys, rats not only expose our boundaries of separation but...
Season 19
Chasing Trane is a portrait of a remarkable artist, revealing the critical events,...

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