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Independent Lens

See a man who provides illegal electrical services in India and the woman trying to dismantle them.

60 min.

Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters

Independent Lens

Examine the inextricable bond between adopted twins reared apart.

60 min.

Bully

Bully

Independent Lens

Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

90 min.

The New Black

The New Black

Independent Lens

The struggle over gay rights within the black community.

60 min.

Left by the Ship

Left by the Ship

Independent Lens

"Left by the Ship" tells the story of Amerasian children.

60 min.

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

Independent Lens

The story of former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair.

90 min.

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In this excerpt from the Independent Lens special, "Half the Sky," Nicholas Kristof and Meg Ryan visit the Somaly Mam Foundation in Cambodia. Co-founded by Somaly Mam, who was forced to work in a brothel as a girl, the Foundation works to eradicate human trafficking, liberate its victims, and empower survivors so they can create and sustain lives of dignity.

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