Independent Lens

Episode Guide


Season 15


Brothers Hypnotic (#1515)

The brotherhood of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is literal. Not always willing subjects of a utopian ...

Medora (#1514)

A community beset by a crippled economy and dwindling population is the setting for this ...

All Of Me: A Story Of Love, Loss, And Last Resorts (#1513)

The "Girls" have been friends -- and morbidly obese -- for years. But now, having weight-loss ...

Las Marthas (#1512)

The annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other in the country -- its 94 percent ...

Spies Of Mississippi (#1511)

This film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve ...

Episode #1510

This film captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona's headline-grabbing ...

Blood Brother (#1509)

This film is a portrait of Rocky Braat, a young man who longed to find a family. He didn't know it ...

At Berkeley (#1508)

This film explores major aspects of university life at The University of California at Berkeley, ...

How To Survive A Plague (#1507)

This film is the story of two grassroots coalitions -- ACT UP and Treatment Action Group -- made up ...

Jiro Dreams Of Sushi (#1506)

Eighty-five-year-old Jiro Ono, considered the world's greatest sushi chef, is the proprietor of ...

Playwright: from Page to Stage (#1505)

The lives of two young playwrights -- one, an African American from Miami's inner city; the other, ...

Young Lakota (#1504)

In a small town in the heart of the Pine Ridge Reservation, Sunny Clifford, her twin sister Serena ...

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