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Independent Lens

1999-Present Docu-Series

Watch the award winning show that has consistently continued to take every year’s documentary awards by storm, the independent lens showcases a range of independent documentaries based on any number of vast subjects with each of these documentaries being narrated by a celebrity host to add more life to the show and bring a touch of the comfort of routine to documentaries that are anything but routine. A combination of real life footage and historically accurate re-enactments ensure that the viewer becomes completely involved in the subject matter of the documentary.

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Independent Lens Birth of a Movement

Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Featuring Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and others.

4:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens The Witness

In 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly stabbed on a street in Queens, New York. Soon after, the media asserted that 38 neighbors watched but did nothing to help. Kitty's brother re-examines his sister's life and death.

10:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens The Witness

In 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly stabbed on a street in Queens, New York. Soon after, the media asserted that 38 neighbors watched but did nothing to help. Kitty's brother re-examines his sister's life and death.

1:30 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens The Witness

In 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly stabbed on a street in Queens, New York. Soon after, the media asserted that 38 neighbors watched but did nothing to help. Kitty's brother re-examines his sister's life and death.

3:30 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens The Witness

In 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly stabbed on a street in Queens, New York. Soon after, the media asserted that 38 neighbors watched but did nothing to help. Kitty's brother re-examines his sister's life and death.

1:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens The Witness

In 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly stabbed on a street in Queens, New York. Soon after, the media asserted that 38 neighbors watched but did nothing to help. Kitty's brother re-examines his sister's life and death.

3:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Attla New

An Alaska Native dogsled racer became a sports hero, with one good leg and a determined mindset.

10:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Attla

An Alaska Native dogsled racer became a sports hero, with one good leg and a determined mindset.

2:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Attla

An Alaska Native dogsled racer became a sports hero, with one good leg and a determined mindset.

4:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Attla

An Alaska Native dogsled racer became a sports hero, with one good leg and a determined mindset.

3:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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