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Independent Lens

As the title suggests, a series of documentaries resembles an independent film festival in its diversity of subject matter, from hula dancing to crossword mania as captured by a roster of edgy and creative filmmakers.

Premiere:
Aug 09, 1999
Original Network:
PBS
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The Last Laugh

S18, E14  (First Aired: Apr. 24, 2017)
Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone and Jewish comics and thinkers discuss whether topics such as the Holocaust should be off-limits to comedy.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 3:30AM-5:00AM
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My Nazi Legacy

S17, E15  (First Aired: May. 2, 2016)
Niklas Frank and Horst von Wachter explore the characters of their fathers, Hans Frank and Otto von Wachter, two men responsible for thousands of deaths during World War II.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 7:00PM-8:30PM
  • 132
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The Last Laugh

S18, E14  (First Aired: Apr. 24, 2017)
Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone and Jewish comics and thinkers discuss whether topics such as the Holocaust should be off-limits to comedy.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 12:00AM-1:30AM
  • 132
  • WLIWDT3

National Bird

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S18, E15 
Despite the possible consequences, three U.S. veterans speak out against the secret U.S. drone war.
  • Mon 5/1
  • 10:00PM-11:30PM
  • 13
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  • Wed 5/3
  • 7:30PM-9:00PM
  • 132
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  • Thu 5/4
  • 12:30AM-2:00AM
  • 132
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  • 4:30AM-6:00AM
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  • 8:30AM-10:00AM
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  • 2:30PM-4:00PM
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  • Mon 5/8
  • 10:00AM-11:30AM
  • 132
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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

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S18, E16 
Places across the U.S. where prisons affect lives.
  • Mon 5/8
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 13
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Twin Sisters

S16, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 20, 2014)
Twin baby girls adopted by two sets of parents on different sides of the globe reunite in Norway when the girls are eight years old.
  • Tue 5/9
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
  • 132
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