Independent Lens

Independent Lens is television’s largest showcase of independent documentary film, airing Monday nights on most PBS member stations. Check your local listings, and don’t miss an episode.

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The Interpreters

56:00

Afghan and Iraqi interpreters risked their lives aiding US troops. Were they left behind?



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Decade of Fire

56:00

Decade of Fire covers the shocking story of when the South Bronx was on fire in the '70s.

Dawnland

56:11

Watch this film up to November 30th.

Tell Them We Are Rising

01:22:46

The rich but undertold history of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Jose and Mr. Ramos: The Dreamer

08:19

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

Jose and Mr. Ramos

09:57

Both sons of migrant farm workers, Salinas, CA teacher Oscar Ramos mentors Jose Ansaldo.

Sophie and Ben

12:14

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