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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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.

Never Conquered

10:07

Get to know Eastern Shoshone tribal elder Philbert McLeod, star of What Was Ours.

Farmer/Veteran

55:57

Watch this film up to July 29th.

We Are All Newtown - Part 3

10:28

Part 3 of "We Are All Newtown" goes to Tallahassee for a gun safety debate.

We Are All Newtown - Part 1

09:12

Part 1 of the web series "We Are All Newtown": faith leaders grapple with gun violence.