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KPFA on the Air

by Veronica Selver and Sharon Wood

An examination of America's first listener-sponsored community radio station--an enduring experiment in communications democracy.

POV

Lance Loud! A Death in an American Family

by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond

Take an inside look at the eventful life and tragic death of this hero of the gay liberation movement who came out on national television in 1973.

The Lord Is Not on Trial Here Today

by Jay Rosenstein

The compelling personal story of the woman responsible for one of the most important and landmark First Amendment cases in U.S. Supreme Court history that set the foundation for the separation of church and state in public schools.

Miss Nikki & The Tiger Girls

by Juliet Lamont

If you think it's hard making it as an all-girl band, try being the first to do it with a military dictatorship breathing down your neck.

Global Perspectives Collection, Women of the World, Global Voices

MOTV (My Own TV)

by Ayoka Chenzira

A bittersweet satire of remembrance in which a woman searches through her late husband's video legacy.

No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos

by James Chressanthis

Two Hungarian film students escaped communist Hungary in 1956, with little more than a camera and a shopping bag full of film. Over the next 50 years, Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond would reinvent Hollywood moviemaking for an entire generation — and maintain an iron-clad friendship along the way.

Independent Lens

Operation Filmmaker

by Nina Davenport

Iraqi film student Muthana Mohmed — whose school was destroyed by American bombs — lands a dream job working on a Hollywood movie.

Independent Lens

The Paper

by Aaron Matthews

Through the eyes of Pennsylvania State University’s students, The Paper takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing the journalists of tomorrow.

Independent Lens

Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire

by Barbara Multer-Wellin and Jeff Abelson

Narrated by Tom Brokaw, Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire pays tribute to a legendary journalist and artist who epitomizes the fiercely independent voice that has been vanishing from American news media in recent years.

Independent Lens

Play

by David Kaplan and Eric Zimmerman

Society’s obsession with video and online gaming has advanced to the point that virtual environments are indistinguishable from physical ones.

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