Turning Street Energy Into High Art

Recent Episodes

Happiness

Happiness

Independent Lens

See how television may affect a Bhutanese child isolated from commerce, materialism and celebrity.

Powerless

Powerless

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.

Schedule

Wednesday
11/26/14 7:00 PM
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Thursday
11/27/14 12:00 AM
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Thursday
11/27/14 8:00 AM
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Thursday
11/27/14 2:00 PM
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Basquiat had a special talent for taking "street energies" and making them into high art. During his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a wunderkind and a phenomenon. Discovered through his graffiti art in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side, he sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200, and later became best friends with Andy Warhol.

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