Independent Lens

Mondays, 10:00 PM ET on PBS

60 minutes

Airing weekly on PBS, the Emmy Award®-winning series Independent Lens introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who take creative risks, call their own shots and find untold stories in unexpected places.

Mondays, 10:00 PM ET on PBS

60 minutes

Airing weekly on PBS, the Emmy Award®-winning series Independent Lens introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who take creative risks, call their own shots and find untold stories in unexpected places.

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s18e19 Farmer/Veteran
May 29, 2017
The story of an Iraq War veteran with severe PTSD as he attempts to make a go of his new vocation: farmer.
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Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 18 - They Call Us Monsters

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The lives of three young offenders at the Compound, a facility that houses L.A.'s most violent juvenile offenders, are chronicled. Each faces adult sentences for their crimes, sometimes decades if not hundreds of years in prison.
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Watch Independent Lens Season 1 Episode 1 - Wannabe: Life and Death in a Small Town

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A report on “gangsta” inroads in Middle America focuses on a murder-suicide in Appleton, Wis., filmmaker John Whitehead's hometown, where three teens were found dead in May 1995, days after another gang member had been murdered. Whitehead looks for explanations in interviews with parents of the dead youths, as well as Appleton teachers and police. Also: TV news footage of the incident and excerpts from court sessions
Series Premiere
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 5 - What Was Ours
s18e5 What Was Ours
January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017
What Was Ours
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 6 - The Witness
s18e6 The Witness
January 23, 2017
January 23, 2017
The Witness
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 7 - Birth of a Movement
s18e7 Birth of a Movement
February 6, 2017
February 6, 2017
Birth of a Movement
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 8 - Accidental Courtesy
s18e8 Accidental Courtesy
February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017
Accidental Courtesy
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 9 - Tower
s18e9 Tower
February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017
Tower
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 10 - The Bad Kids
s18e10 The Bad Kids
March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017
The Bad Kids
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 11 - Ovarian Psycos
s18e11 Ovarian Psycos
March 27, 2017
March 27, 2017
Ovarian Psycos
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 12 - Newtown
s18e12 Newtown
April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017
Newtown
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 14 - The Last Laugh
s18e14 The Last Laugh
April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017
The Last Laugh
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 15 - National Bird
s18e15 National Bird
May 1, 2017
May 1, 2017
National Bird
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 17 - Forever Pure
s18e17 Forever Pure
May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017
Forever Pure
Watch Independent Lens Season 18 Episode 19 - Farmer/Veteran
s18e19 Farmer/Veteran
May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017
Farmer/Veteran

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