American Denial Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, February 23, 2015 on PBS

A provocative look at race in America through the prism of a landmark 1944 inquiry into Jim Crow segregation


Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, February 16, 2015 on PBS

“A family memoir, a tribute to unsung artists, and a lyrical, at times heartbroken, meditation on imagery and identity. The film is always absorbing to watch, but only once it’s over do you begin to grasp the extent of its ambitions, and just how much it


1971 Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, May 18, 2015 on PBS

Before Watergate, WikiLeaks, and Edward Snowden, there was the Citizens’ Commission to Investigate the FBI


A Path Appears, a Special Presentation of Independent Lens, Premieres Mondays, January 26-February 9, 2015 on PBS

Based on the latest book by Half the Sky authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, A Path Appears features Malin Akerman, Mia Farrow, Ronan Farrow, Jennifer Garner, Regina Hall, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria, and Alfre Woodard


The Kill Team Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 19, 2015 on PBS

Powerful Portrait of Young American Soldiers Convicted of Murdering Afghan Civilians and the Soldier Who Tried to Report Them


Rich Hill, Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary, Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 5 on PBS


Happiness Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, November 17, 2014 on PBS

Documentary Captures Life in a Remote Bhutan Village on the Verge of Modernization


Powerless Premieres On Independent Lens Monday, November 3, 2014 ON PBS

New Documentary Illuminates the Tangled Complexity of the Electrical Supply Situation in Once-Prosperous Indian Metropolis of Kanpur


ITVS’s Women and Girls Lead Announce Pillar Films for 2014-2015 Season and New Leadership Council Members

Season premieres on PBS Tuesday, September 30 with MAKERS


Independent Lens Opens New Season With Acclaimed Documentary Bully Monday, October 13, 2014 on PBS

Series Returns for 13th Season with a Fresh New Look