Rival political operatives attempt to make history as they navigate Zimbabwe's volatile political landscape to draft a new constitution.
Former sheriff William 'Dub' Lawrence established Utah's first SWAT team, only to witness the same unit kill his son-in-law 30 years later.
(T)ERROR is the story of a 62-year-old Black Panther-turned-counterterrorism informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It is the first film to document a covert terrorism sting as it unfolds.
Weaving together a treasure trove of rare footage with the voices of a diverse group of people who were there, Stanley Nelson tells the vibrant story of a pivotal movement as urgent today as it was then.
Before DOMA and Prop 8, an American and an Australian fell in love, and over 40 years took on the fight for marriage and immigration equality.
In March of 1971 a group of citizens broke into a small FBI office in Pennsylvania, took every file, and shared them with the public, exposing the FBI's illegal surveillance program of law-abiding Americans.
A shepherd-student in a harshly divided region of China forms an integrated baseball team.
The New Black premieres on PBS Independent Lens on Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Visit the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music.
See how a secret Mississippi spy agency sought to preserve segregation during the Civil Rights era.
Alice Walker made history as the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize.
See how two grassroots coalitions fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Two Iraqis who supported the U.S. mission in their own country find themselves strangers in a strange land.
Follow Ali's battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service.
Follow a tumultuous year in the life of developer Sharif El-Gamal.
The consequences of California’s Proposition 8 vote are revealed through several personal stories.
This multi-platform project puts the power of new technologies into the hands of young change agents.
An American aid worker fights to save the lives of Iraqis who helped the U.S. reconstruction effort.
What happened to the children who disappeared during the Salvadoran civil war?
In 2024, gender is identified by microchip, and trans people like Elliot are classified “third.”
Witness the human side of the debate surrounding biotechnology and the future of farming.
Take a hard look at the War on Drugs.
While many activists were taking it to the streets, Whitney Young, Jr. was taking it to the boardroom.
Robinson is the first openly gay person to become a bishop in the historic traditions of Christendom.
See how a 26-year-old documentary became vital forensic evidence in the trial of a dictator.
Remembering the beginnings of the AIDS crisis.
Daisy Bates was a feminist before the term was coined.
A look back at the Black Power movement.
Part 1: Road to Resistance
Part 2: The New Generation