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Independent Lens

Description

Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films.

Upcoming Episodes

  • The Last Laugh

    Whether the Holocaust should be off-limits to comedy. Included: a profile of Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone; remarks from comedians; footage of cabarets from the concentration camps; and clips from "The Day the Clown Cried," Jerry Lewis's never-released Holocaust comedy. (90 minutes)

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  • National Bird

    An investigation of the U.S. drone war features three military veterans, a retired intelligence officer and family members of those impacted by lethal drone strikes. Included: the psychological toll drone warfare takes on drone operators, who are prohibited from discussing details of their experiences with anyone-including their psychologists. (90 minutes)

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  • The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

    How America's prison system, which has the highest incarceration rate in the world, is shaping all facets of life, not only in prisons but through the people around them, connected by proximity, money, family and work. (60 minutes)

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