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This acclaimed Emmy Award-winning anthology series features documentaries and a limited number of fiction films united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of their independent producers. "Independent Lens" features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history. The series is supported by interactive companion Web sites and national publicity and community engagement campaigns.

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A Reckoning in Boston
Episode
1:20:32
Independent Lens

A Reckoning in Boston

A filmmaker teams with Clemente Course students to reckon with Boston's racial history.
Season 23 Episode 6
Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle
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Episode
55:18
Independent Lens

Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle

Native Americans recover the remains of children who died at an Indian boarding school.
Season 23 Episode 5
Duty Free
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Episode
54:30
Independent Lens

Duty Free

After losing her lifelong job, a mom teams up with her son to fulfill her bucket list.
Season 23 Episode 4
Storm Lake
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Episode
1:25:48
Independent Lens

Storm Lake

Inside the family-run newspaper in an Iowa town keeping local journalism alive.
Season 23 Episode 3
Ferguson Rises
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Episode
1:21:28
Independent Lens

Ferguson Rises

Michael Brown Sr. seeks justice after a white police officer kills his son in Ferguson.
Season 23 Episode 2
Part 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8
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Episode
55:45
Independent Lens

Part 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8

Frustrated Krasner supporters warn he must accelerate plans to phase out cash bail.
Season 22 Episode 20
Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7
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Episode
55:45
Independent Lens

Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

Krasner must decide whether to pursue a rarity—murder charges against a cop.
Season 22 Episode 19
Part 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6
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Episode
55:45
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Part 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6

A councilmember bridges constituents plagued by the opioid crisis with the unorthodox D.A.
Season 22 Episode 18
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