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.

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Jose and Mr. Ramos: The Dreamer

08:19

An optimistic Salinas 14-year-old dreams of college amidst deportation worries.


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S5 Ep22: The Weather Underground

1:25:34

Watch this film up until October 16th.

Sophie and Ben

12:14

Sophie Sartain's film about her son, who was diagnosed with Asperger's, a form of autism.

Sentencing Children: Andrea Conte and Victim Advocacy

06:30

Part of the "Sentencing Children" series about juvenile justice laws.

Sentencing Children: Reforming State Sentencing Laws

05:14

Part of the "Sentencing Children" series about juvenile justice laws.

Sentencing Children: From Teenage Inmate to Teen Mentor

06:00

Part of the "Sentencing Children" series about juvenile justice laws.

Sentencing Children: Cyntoia's Story

07:49

Part of the "Sentencing Children" series focusing on juvenile justice laws.