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1971

1971

Independent Lens

Recalling the Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI.

90 min.

Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Independent Lens

Examining daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb.

60 min.

Kumu Hina

Kumu Hina

Independent Lens

Watch a transgendered teacher inspire a young girl to claim leadership of an all-male hula troupe.

60 min.

Solar Mamas: Preview

Solar Mamas: Preview

Independent Lens

Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. 

American Denial: Preview

American Denial: Preview

Independent Lens

“American Denial” uses the story of Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard to explore the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality and justice still affect notions of race and class today. 

Through A Lens Darkly: Preview

Through A Lens Darkly: Preview

Independent Lens

Learn about black photographers who recorded the lives of generations, from slavery to the present.

Schedule

Sunday
5/24/15 3:00 AM
WGBX 44
Monday
6/1/15 10:00 PM
WGBH 2
Wednesday
6/3/15 4:00 AM
WGBX 44
Wednesday
6/3/15 7:00 PM
WGBH World
1971 The New Black: Preview The New Black: Preview The Graduates: The Girls

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Kevin Clash grew up dreaming of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Today, he is the man behind Elmo, among Sesame Street's most beloved characters.

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