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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens

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Each episode introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who are taking creative risks, calling their own shots and finding untold stories in unexpected places.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned Little White Lie #1610 [TV-PG]
An upper-middle-class woman with two loving Jewish parents unlocks a powerful family secret.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 25 at 4:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, March 27 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET Sunday, March 29 at 1:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 29 at 4:00 am EST

Little Hope Was Arson/A City In Flames #1611 [TV-PG]
A portrait of a community terrorized from the inside out when ten churches were burned down in one month, igniting the largest criminal investigation in East Texas history.

  • KET2 Monday, April 6 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, April 8 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 12 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 12 at 3:00 am EDT

The Homestretch #1612 [TV-PG]
Three homeless teens brave Chicago winters and high school pressures to build a brighter future.

  • KET2 Monday, April 13 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, April 15 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 19 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 am EDT

The Great Invisible #1613 [TV-PG]
Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature.

  • KET2 Monday, April 20 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 26 at 1:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 26 at 3:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Kumu Hina #1614 [TV-PG]
A transgender teacher in Hawaii inspires a tomboyish young girl to lead an all-male hula troupe.

  • KET2 Monday, May 4 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, May 6 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, May 10 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb Vs. Gravity #1615 [TV-PG]
Follow the evolution of daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb's movement philosophy as expressed through her technique.

  • KET2 Monday, May 11 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, May 13 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, May 15 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, May 16 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, May 17 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 17 at 3:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned 1971 #1616 [TV-PG]
In 1971, citizens broke into an FBI office to steal information on an illegal surveillance program.

  • KET2 Monday, May 18 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, May 20 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, May 24 at 1:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 24 at 3:00 am EDT
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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens

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