Independent Lens

Independent Lens is America’s home for independent documentary film, airing Monday nights on PBS member stations.

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A Day in the Life of America

01:09:28

July 4th, 2017: 92 film crews, 24 hours, a snapshot of a nation on the verge of upheaval.



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American Nomads Short Film

16:29

Meet these American Nomads, who made their homes while living their best life on the road.

A Woman's Work

55:36

Meet the NFL's most exploited athletes — the cheerleaders.

Bedlam

01:25:45

The stories of people with mental illness are explored with immediacy and urgency.

Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 4

12:44

The Brodies retrace routes and reconnect with family gone but not forgotten in Jamaica.

Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 3

11:57

How hard is it to run a taxi service in Kingston, Jamaica? The Brodie brothers find out.

Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 1

10:37

Don and Ron head from Kingston to rural Jamaica, for cooler temps and good fishing.