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The Interpreters

The Interpreters

The Interpreters is a poignant but tense portrayal of a very human and high-stakes side of war's aftermath, the story of how Afghan and Iraqi interpreters risked their lives aiding American troops--but then became the people we left behind.
S21 E3 Length 56:00 Premiere: 9.1.20

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Season 21

Episodes

Season 21 Episodes

Pipe Dreams

S21 E19 Length 55:43 Premiere Date 6.22.20

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

S21 E18 Length 1:26:05 Premiere Date 6.15.20

Rewind

S21 E16 Length 1:24:47 Premiere Date 5.11.20

Jim Allison: Breakthrough

S21 E15 Length 1:26:04 Premiere Date 4.27.20

The Hottest August

S21 E14 Length 56:04 Premiere Date 4.20.20

Always in Season

S21 E11 Length 1:25:45 Premiere Date 7.5.20

We Believe In Dinosaurs

S21 E10 Length 1:26:04 Premiere Date 2.17.20

Leftover Women

S21 E9 Length 1:25:03 Premiere Date 2.10.20

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

S21 E8 Length 56:05 Premiere Date 7.5.20

The First Rainbow Coalition

S21 E7 Length 56:05 Premiere Date 7.8.20

Accept the Call

S21 E6 Length 1:22:45 Premiere Date 1.20.20

The Interpreters

S21 E3 Length 56:00 Premiere Date 9.1.20

Decade of Fire

S21 E2 Length 56:00 Premiere Date 11.4.19

Clips and Previews

Season 21 Clips and Previews

Trailer | The Interpreters

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 11.11.19

"You Will Call Me Phillip Morris" | The Interpreters

Clip Length 02:38 Premiere Date 11.11.19

Independent Lens 2019-2020 Season Promo

Preview Length 00:32 Premiere Date 10.28.19

Women and Girls Lead: Meet Beverly

Clip Length 03:24 Premiere Date 3.1.12

Women and Girls Lead: Meet Sonia

Clip Length 03:09 Premiere Date 3.1.12

Women and Girls Lead: Melanne Verveer Web Exclusive

Clip Length 01:14 Premiere Date 3.1.12

Rose Mapendo Shares Her Story to Inspire Action

Clip Length 09:47 Premiere Date 3.22.12

Lois Vossen on Curation at Sundance

Clip Length 03:29 Premiere Date 1.24.13

New Frontier: Sparking Innovation at Sundance

Clip Length 01:41 Premiere Date 1.24.13

God Loves Uganda: Sundance Premiere

Clip Length 03:08 Premiere Date 1.24.13

Outlawed in Pakistan: Sundance Premiere

Clip Length 02:35 Premiere Date 1.24.13

Specials

Daughters of Addiction

Length 06:09 Premiere Date 11.20.20

Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 4

Length 12:44 Premiere Date 9.21.20

Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 3

Length 11:57 Premiere Date 9.21.20

Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 2

Length 11:56 Premiere Date 9.21.20

Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 1

Length 10:37 Premiere Date 9.21.20

Blind Love, Episode 7

Length 10:32 Premiere Date 2.20.20

Blind Love , Episode 6

Length 08:43 Premiere Date 2.19.20

Blind Love, Episode 5

Length 08:28 Premiere Date 2.18.20

Blind Love , Episode 4

Length 08:51 Premiere Date 2.17.20

Blind Love, Episode 3

Length 09:04 Premiere Date 2.16.20

Blind Love, Episode 2

Length 09:41 Premiere Date 2.15.20

Blind Love, Episode 1

Length 08:58 Premiere Date 2.14.20

American Nomads, Episode 6

Length 05:40 Premiere Date 1.8.20

American Nomads, Episode 5

Length 06:00 Premiere Date 1.7.20

American Nomads, Episode 4

Length 05:45 Premiere Date 1.6.20

American Nomads, Episode 3

Length 06:21 Premiere Date 1.5.20

American Nomads, Episode 2

Length 06:30 Premiere Date 1.4.20

American Nomads, Episode 1

Length 05:24 Premiere Date 1.3.20

alter-NATIVE: Kitchen, Episode 6

Length 08:08 Premiere Date 11.24.19

alter-NATIVE: Kitchen, Episode 5

Length 05:09 Premiere Date 11.23.19

alter-NATIVE: Kitchen, Episode 4

Length 05:45 Premiere Date 11.22.19

alter-NATIVE: Kitchen, Episode 3

Length 06:06 Premiere Date 11.21.19

alter-NATIVE: Kitchen, Episode 2

Length 05:48 Premiere Date 11.20.19

alter-NATIVE: Kitchen, Episode 1

Length 05:30 Premiere Date 11.19.19

Should We Kid or Not? Episode 5

Length 07:59 Premiere Date 11.19.19

Should We Kid or Not? Episode 4

Length 08:46 Premiere Date 11.18.19

Should We Kid or Not? Episode 3

Length 08:45 Premiere Date 11.17.19

Should We Kid or Not? Episode 2

Length 08:12 Premiere Date 11.16.19

Should We Kid or Not? Episode 1

Length 07:51 Premiere Date 11.15.19

Jose and Mr. Ramos: The Dreamer

Length 08:19 Premiere Date 9.7.17

Jose and Mr. Ramos

Length 09:57 Premiere Date 8.7.17

Sophie and Ben

Length 12:14 Premiere Date 7.31.17

Never Conquered

Length 10:07 Premiere Date 7.28.17

We Are All Newtown - Part 1

Length 09:12 Premiere Date 4.3.17

We Are All Newtown - Part 3

Length 10:28 Premiere Date 4.3.17

TOWER - Guns on Campus - Short Film

Length 05:24 Premiere Date 2.14.17

The Rise of SWAT

Length 02:01 Premiere Date 5.8.16

Biker Patches

Premiere Date 11.23.15

County Clerk Changes History

Length 05:02 Premiere Date 6.14.15

Protecting Anonymity

Length 07:07 Premiere Date 5.17.15

Immigrant High

Length 17:10 Premiere Date 9.24.13

Skipping Up

Length 16:37 Premiere Date 9.24.13

I Really Want to Make It

Length 15:16 Premiere Date 9.24.13

Can't Hold Me Back

Length 17:43 Premiere Date 9.24.13

Preparatoria de Madres Solteras

Length 21:18 Premiere Date 9.24.13

Colegio Inmigrante

Length 17:10 Premiere Date 9.24.13

¡Avancemos!

Length 16:37 Premiere Date 9.24.13

Realmente Quiero Tener Éxito

Length 15:16 Premiere Date 9.24.13

Nada Me Detiene

Length 17:43 Premiere Date 9.24.13

Baby Mama High

Length 21:18 Premiere Date 9.24.13

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