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Lost Boys of Sudan

by Jon Shenk and Megan Mylan

Lost Boys of Sudan is a feature-length documentary that follows two young refugees of Sudan’s civil war through their first year in America.

POV, Global Voices

Making Peace

by Tom Weidlinger

A look at neighborhoods across the country where ordinary people are working together to make a difference — one person at a time.

Medora

by Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart

A community beset by a crippled economy and dwindling population is the setting for this documentary following a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team over a season. The team’s struggle to compete parallels the town’s own fight for survival.

Independent Lens

Mi Mambo!

by Patricia Jaffe, and Molly McBride

Music meets the streets of East Harlem at the Harbor Conservatory where Latin rhythms create a lifeline for kids.

Miller's Tale

by Rebecca Marshall

A personal narrative about the life and death of award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller.

Monkey Dance

by Julie Mallozzi

Their parents escaped Cambodia's killing fields — now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.

Music from the Inside Out

by Daniel Anker

Featuring the musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra, Music from the Inside Out weaves together a mosaic of the stories, ideas, experiences and music making that form the heart of these musicians’ lives, inside and outside the concert hall.

Independent Lens

The Music's Gonna Get You Through

by Gabrielle Mullem

A look at a creative and music jazz camp in New Orleans for blind and visually-impaired teenagers run by master musician Henry Butler.

Upcoming broadcasts 

New School Order

by Gini Reticker, and Jerry Kupfer

The rapid expansion of a once sleepy community prompts a painful contest for control of the public schools.

On This Island

by Stephanie Slewka

On an isolated island off the coast of Maine, a disagreement about arts education threatens to tear apart a once close-knit community until a former Broadway producer attempts to heal the rift with an original musical based on the islanders' stories.

Independent Lens

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