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Trailer | The Tuba Thieves

Trailer | The Tuba Thieves

The role and meaning of sound is explored in an unconventional documentary experience.

Space: The Longest Goodbye

Space: The Longest Goodbye

NASA psychologists prepare astronauts for the extreme isolation of a Mars mission.

Supa Modo | Sisters

Supa Modo | Sisters

A young woman makes plans to give her sister, who is dying, the best days of her life.

Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's

Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's

Three people navigate their lives with determination in the face of Parkinson's disease.


Supa Modo

Supa Modo

Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, dreams of being a superhero in her village.

Beyond the Lens: AfroPoP | Leslie Fields-Cruz and Denise Green

Beyond the Lens: AfroPoP | Leslie Fields-Cruz and Denise Green

A conversation with Black Public Media's Leslie Fields-Cruz and Denise Green.

Beyond the Lens: Kati Kati | Mbithi Masya

Beyond the Lens: Kati Kati | Mbithi Masya

A conversation with KATI KATI's Mbithi Masya.

Commuted | Free Her

Commuted | Free Her

Danielle Metz speaks at a Free Her campaign, calling for clemency of incarcerated women.

Supa Modo | Superpowers

Supa Modo | Superpowers

If you had one superpower, what would it be?

Kati Kati

Kati Kati

A woman discovers a place inhabited by the souls of dead people waiting for redemption.

Commuted | Danielle Metz

Commuted | Danielle Metz

Danielle Metz, a mother of two, tells her story of incarceration and separation.

Beyond the Lens: Commuted | Nailah Jefferson, Darcy McKinnon and Danielle Metz

Beyond the Lens: Commuted | Nailah Jefferson, Darcy McKinnon and Danielle Metz

A conversation with COMMUTED's Nailah Jefferson, Darcy McKinnon and Danielle Metz.

Trailer | Space: The Longest Goodbye

Trailer | Space: The Longest Goodbye

NASA psychologists prepare astronauts for the extreme isolation of a Mars mission.

Commuted

Commuted

After Danielle Metz's commutation, she gets a rare chance to regain her life and family.

A Thousand Pines

A Thousand Pines

A crew of 12 Mexican tree planters travel the United States regrowing America's forests.

Greener Pastures

Greener Pastures

Midwestern families deal with unseen mental health issues affecting farmers in America.

Trailer | One With the Whale

Trailer | One With the Whale

An Alaska Native family faces backlash from environmentalists due to whale hunting.

RIP Local News

RIP Local News

What are the challenges facing local journalists?

Trailer | A Thousand Pines

Trailer | A Thousand Pines

Meet the Mexican guest workers who leave their families to plant trees across America.

AfroPoP: Season 16 | Trailer

AfroPoP: Season 16 | Trailer

Documentary and narrative films about the global Black experience.

Commuted | Preview

Commuted | Preview

After Danielle Metz's commutation, she gets a rare chance to regain her life and family.

Commuted | Trailer

Commuted | Trailer

After Danielle Metz's commutation, she gets a rare chance to regain her life and family.

Supa Modo | Preview

Supa Modo | Preview

Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, dreams of being a superhero in her village.

Supa Modo | Trailer

Supa Modo | Trailer

Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl, dreams of being a superhero in her village.

Kati Kati | Preview

Kati Kati | Preview

A woman discovers a place inhabited by the souls of dead people waiting for redemption.

Kati Kati | Trailer

Kati Kati | Trailer

A woman discovers a place inhabited by the souls of dead people waiting for redemption.

Freedom Hill | Preview

Freedom Hill | Preview

Princeville, NC, once the all Black town of 'Freedom Hill,' faces flooding and erosion.

Freedom Hill | Trailer

Freedom Hill | Trailer

Princeville, NC, once the all Black town of 'Freedom Hill,' faces flooding and erosion.

Spring Season Trailer 2024 | Coming to Independent Lens

Spring Season Trailer 2024 | Coming to Independent Lens

Watch Independent Lens on the PBS App.

How Did Opinions Get In Our News?

How Did Opinions Get In Our News?

It's not always easy to spot the difference between facts and opinion.

First Disappearances | holding bodies: a justice anthology

First Disappearances | holding bodies: a justice anthology

What's the first 24 hours after you're arrested like?

After Angola | holding bodies: a justice anthology

After Angola | holding bodies: a justice anthology

A support group for men who served time inside Louisiana's Angola State Pen.

D.A. Time | holding bodies: a justice anthology

D.A. Time | holding bodies: a justice anthology

A young woman feels pressure to plead guilty while kept waiting in jail for 60 days.

Trailer | Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's

Trailer | Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's

Facing Parkinson's disease, three Americans navigate their lives with determination.

Has Journalism Always Been This Stressful?

Has Journalism Always Been This Stressful?

A mental health crisis has taken shape in our newsrooms.

Trailer | Greener Pastures

Trailer | Greener Pastures

Farmers persevere through climate change, industrialization, and mental health crises.

How Did This Women-Owned Newspaper Revolutionize Journalism?

How Did This Women-Owned Newspaper Revolutionize Journalism?

How a women-led newsroom blazed a trail for women's rights.

Breaking The News

Breaking The News

Women and LGBTQ+ journalists launch startup The 19th* to buck a broken news media system.

GOSPEL Live! Concert Finale

GOSPEL Live! Concert Finale

Lena Byrd Miles, Erica Campbell and other performers bring the Oasis Church to its feet.

Reverend C.L. Franklin Goes on the Record

Reverend C.L. Franklin Goes on the Record

Rev. Franklin recorded more than 70 albums of sermons

Rev. Dwight Andrews Discusses C.L. Franklin's Influence

Rev. Dwight Andrews Discusses C.L. Franklin's Influence

Rev. Dwight Andrews discusses C.L. Franklin and what Black preaching is.

Mahalia Provides the Soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement

Mahalia Provides the Soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement

The legendary Mahalia Jackson provided the soundtrack for the Civil Rights Movement.

Gospel's Second Century

Gospel's Second Century

GOSPEL's hour 4 explores how gospel and preaching achieved platinum-selling success.

Musicians' Powerful Response to Birmingham Church Bombing

Musicians' Powerful Response to Birmingham Church Bombing

A month after the March on Washington, four little girls were murdered at a Sunday School.

Married Pastors Spread the Word to Brooklyn Millennials

Married Pastors Spread the Word to Brooklyn Millennials

How do you spread the gospel to young black millennials motivated by digital activism?

The March on Washington Showcased Sermons and Songs

The March on Washington Showcased Sermons and Songs

Mahalia provided the soundtrack and MLK gave the sermon for the 1963 March on Washington.

Twinkie Clark Shows Why the Clark Sisters are Gospel Legends

Twinkie Clark Shows Why the Clark Sisters are Gospel Legends

Twinkie Clark performs two of her gospel compositions for Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Shirley Caesar's Homage to Shoutin' John

Shirley Caesar's Homage to Shoutin' John

Shirley Caesar's 1988 album Live in Chicago features the song "Hold My Mule."