Encompassing the full spectrum of film — from history to drama to animation to shorts to social-issue films — this anthology series allows audiences greater access to powerful and innovative programs united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement, and unflinching visions of their independent producers. Acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci hosts the series. 

Independent Lens: A Path Appears: Part One

A three-part series about global gender oppression and human-rights violations begins with the trafficking of children in the U.S., where the Justice Department estimates as many as 300,000 children are at risk of being sold into sexual slavery. Join New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists Jennifer Garner, Eva Longoria and Alfre Woodard as they meet people fighting for women’s rights in West Virginia, Colombia and Haiti.

A Path Appears: Part Two

A Path Appears: Part Two

Independent Lens

With Nicholas Kristof, Jennifer Garner returns to her native West Virginia to visit families enrolled in Save the Children’s Early Steps program, which provides social and emotional support for the mothers.

A Path Appears: Part One

A Path Appears: Part One

Independent Lens

Episode 1 focuses on survivors trafficked into a life of prostitution in the U.S., as well as effective programs that combat commercial sexual exploitation and restore lives.

A Path Appears Preview

A Path Appears Preview

Independent Lens

Join Nicholas Kristof, Jennifer Garner, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria and Alfre Woodard to uncover gender oppression and human rights violations in the U.S. and around the world.

The Kill Team

The Kill Team

Independent Lens

American soldier Adam Winfield attempted to thwart war crimes even more heinous than Abu Ghraib, but was then himself charged with premeditated murder.

Evolution of a Criminal

Evolution of a Criminal

Independent Lens

Seventeen years after serving his sentence for a bank robbery, follow Darius Clark Monroe as he faces the people affected by his actions.

90 min.

Rich Hill

Rich Hill

Independent Lens

Witness the challenges, hopes and dreams of three boys in an economically depressed Missouri town.

85 min.

Schedule

Monday
2/2/15 7:00 PM
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Tuesday
2/3/15 12:00 AM
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Tuesday
2/3/15 8:00 AM
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Tuesday
2/3/15 2:00 PM
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