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Independent Lens

Website: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens
Next Airing: Tue, Feb 7th, 2023 at 11:00 PM on KUED-HD

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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.

Episodes:

  • Outta The Muck

    A co-production with Black Public Media (BPM), "Outta the Muck" wades into the rich soil of Pahokee, a rural Florida town. Beyond sending over a dozen players to the NFL, Pahokee, a rural town on the banks of Lake Okeechobe, possesses a legacy of resilience and achievement in the face of great storms and personal trauma.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 7th, 2023 at 11:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/6/2023 to 2/5/2026
  • Love in the Time of Fentanyl

    As deaths in Vancouver, Canada reach an all-time high, the Overdose Prevention Society opens its doors.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 14th, 2023 at 11:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/13/2023 to 2/12/2026
  • Storming Caesars Palace

    Meet activist Ruby Duncan, who led a grassroots movement of mothers who challenged presidents, the Vegas mob, and everyday Americans to fight for a universal basic income and rethink their notions of the "welfare queen."

    Next Airing: Tue, Mar 21st, 2023 at 11:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 3/20/2023 to 3/19/2026
  • Hidden Letters

    The bonds of sisterhood, and the parallels of struggles among generations of women in China, are drawn together by the once-secret written language of Nushu, the only script designed and used exclusively by women.

    Next Airing: Tue, Mar 28th, 2023 at 11:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 3/27/2023 to 3/26/2026
  • Children of Las Brisas

    In an impoverished Venezuela neighborhood, the power of music is put to the test for El Sistema national youth orchestra.

    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/2/2023 to 1/1/2026
  • No Straight Lines

    From DIY underground comix scene to mainstream acceptance, meet five queer comics artists whose uncensored commentary on LGBTQ+ life left no topic untouched and explored art as a tool for social change.

    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/23/2023 to 1/22/2026
  • The Big Payback

    The Big Payback is the story of how a rookie alderwoman in Evanston, Illinois led the passage of the first tax-funded reparations bill for Black Americans and stirred up a debate about the debt owed from the U.S.

    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/16/2023 to 1/15/2026
  • The Picture Taker

    The vibrant, complicated life of Ernest Withers African American photographer of the Civil Rights movement, and paid FBI informant was anything but black and white.

    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/30/2023 to 1/29/2026

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