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Independent Lens (1999 - )

Independent Lens (1999 - )

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Series Info

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

Next Episode

Mon, October 29, 2018

Young Men and Fire
Independent Lens: Season 20, Young Men and Fire

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Seasons

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2018, PBS, 1 episodes

Season premieres on Oct 29, 2018
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2017, PBS, 21 episodes

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2016, PBS, 20 episodes

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2015, PBS, 21 episodes

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2014, PBS, 18 episodes

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2013, PBS, 21 episodes

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2012, PBS, 19 episodes

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2011, PBS, 27 episodes

Cast

Angela Bassett
as Host (Season 1)
Angela Bassett
as Host (Season 1)
Don Cheadle
as Host (Season 2)
Don Cheadle
as Host (Season 2)
Susan Sarandon
as Host (Season 3)
Susan Sarandon
as Host (Season 3)
Edie Falco
as Host (Season 4)
Edie Falco
as Host (Season 4)
Terrence Howard
as Host (Season 5-9)
Terrence Howard
as Host (Season 5-9)
Maggie Gyllenhaal
as Host (Season 10)
Maggie Gyllenhaal
as Host (Season 10)
America Ferrera
as Host (Season 11-)
America Ferrera
as Host (Season 11-)
Tony Plana
as Narrator
Keith David
as Narrator
Tracy Thorne
as Narrator
Jesse Borrego
as Fred Cruz
Adelina Anthony
as Margarita
Anthony Mackie
as Perry Williams
Tom Brokaw
as Narrator
Reena Shah
as Narrator
Don Cheadle
as Narrator
Ron Lamothe
as Narrator
Edwin Beschler
as Voice of Dr. Seuss
Red West
as William
Corin Redgrave
as Cecil Williams
Yolanda Snowball
as Graham Miller
Roger Robinson
as Bruce Nugent
Denzel Washington
as John Coltrane
Sarah Leary
as Cat in the Hat reader
Catherine Samie
as Anna Semionovna
Carol Kane
as Mrs. Shaw
Hui Rao
as Hui Rao
Jeremy Sanchez
as Young Piri Thomas
Stanley Nelson
as Narrator & Interviewer
Aunjanue Ellis
as Zora Neale Hurston
Mamadou Lam
as Mamadou
Eddie Griffin
as Afronaut
Duane Boutté
as Young Bruce
Eric Camacho
as Younger Piri Thomas
Jeremy Ray Valdez
as Lalo Flores
Frank Crimm
as Co-Worker
Daniel Sunjata
as Langston Hughes
Leon Singer
as Clemente
Taj Crown
as Harish
Victor Campos
as Rodrigo Cortinas
Jeannette O'Connor
as Chloe's Mom
Peter N. Anyieth
as DVD Seller
Carl Lumbly
as Nat Turner
Jim Babel
as Airline Interviewer
Ray Ford
as Wallace Thurman
Danl Thompson
as Mary's Mom
Diane Uribe
as Rosario
Tony Rosselli
as Jailbird
Sarah S. Brooks
as Passenger With Hat
Janusz Hamerszmit
as Adam Czerniakow
David Aronson
as Reverend
Eliezor Niborski
as Emanuel Ringelblum
Lasheka Brown
as Crack Passenger
Sean Thomas
as Stephen
James Opher
as Nat Turner
Alexander Senderovich
as Chaim Kaplan/Ben Shem
Michael Lemelle
as Nat Turner
Diane Franklyn
as Hansel Mieth
Neill Fleeman
as Airline Interviewer
Mendy Cahan
as Abraham Lewin/Hersh Waser
Billy Dye
as Nat Turner
Hava Alberstein
as Rachel Auerbach
Oliver Freberger
as Otto Hagel
Jamill Fowler
as Pork Chop
Patrick Waller
as Nat Turner
Evelia Garcia
as Bar Owner
Gera Sandler
as Jonas Turkow
Tom Nowicki
as Thomas R. Gray
Craig Benally
as Fred Martinez
Axel Thielman
as Heinz Auerswald
Megan Gallagher
as Margaret Whitehead
A.J. Pittis
as Edgar Gibson
Moses Gibson
as Allen Crawford
Samuel Parga
as Shaun Murphy
Viktor Hernandez
as Quiera's Cousin
Wel Mayom Jok
as DVD Seller
Mark Joy
as Judge Jermiah Cobb
J. Malaak Juuk
as Motel Janitor
Justin Dray
as Thomas Moore
Michael Kennedy
as James Therevant
Linda Lindsly
as Airline Interviewer
Harry Kollatz
as Benjamin Phipps
Djibril Lo
as Bank Cab Driver
Ken Lugen
as Taxi Cab Employee
Laurel Lyle
as Harriet Beecher Stowe
Angus MacLachlan
as Crack Passenger
Tony Miratti
as Gov. John Floyd
Kelsey Grammer
as William F. Buckley
John Lithgow
as Gore Vidal
Trevor Metscher
as Ticket Attendant
Caleb Paul
as Solo's Baby
Catherine Sewell
as Hospital Receptionist
Norman L. Sloan
as Pharmacist
Virgilio Tix
as Quiera's Cousin
Donald Wardlow
as Sleeping Passenger
Pat West
as Diner Hostess
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Series Details

TV Network: PBS
Genre: Television
Executive Producers: Sally Jo Fifer, Catherine Bainbridge, Lois Vossen, Dan Cogan, Steve Luczo, Carlos Ávila, Dr. Steven Channing, Ravida Din, Smriti Nevatia, Bill Kennedy, Marco Williams, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Regina K. Skully, Julie Goldman, Gordon Quinn, John Battsek, Nick Fraser, Bernardo Ruiz, Quincy Jones III, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Christina Fon, Fenton Bailey, Abigail E. Disney, Gini Reticker, Deborah Hoffmann, Nitin Khanna, Carlos Santana, Jonny Persey, Nicole Stott, Karan Khanna, Charlotte LaGarde, Paige West, Andrew Herwitz, Linda Ludwick, Ira Heilveil, Ted Dintersmith, Janet MacGillivray Wallace, Lisa Kleiner Chanoff, Jaswinder Grover, Justine Nagan, Marta Kauffman, Bonni Cohen, Jay Walia, Ruth Ann Harnisch, Catherine Olsen, Jon Else, Jenny Raskin, Lisa Gunn, Sandie Viquez Pedlow, Ernest Webb, Jerry Rothwell, Aaron Pruitt, Rita Pastore, Jonathan Murray, Chris Clements, Donna Fairman Wilson, Danny Glover, Vijay Vaidyanathan, Jamie Wolf, Stefan Nowicki, Daniel Alpert, Gil Goldschein, Jonathan Scheuer, Beth Hames, Leigh Blake, Ian Darling, Jacquie Jones, Lynda Weinman, Nancy Spielberg, Ryan Harrington, Todd Rubinstein, John Carlin, Renee Tajima-Pena, Sterling Van Wagenen, Driss Benyaklef, Jamie Wolf, Scott Budnick, Adam Spielberg, Bob Alexander, Steve Hoover, Eugene Jarecki, Roger Fields, Bill Genovese, Wim Wenders, Robert A. Compton, Brian Glazer, Steve Buscemi, Philippe Sands, Donna Gruneich, Michael J. Zak, David Evans, Stanley Tucci, David Sutherland, Heather Rae, Kevin Gruneich, Errol Morris, Tiffany Schauer, Scott Christopherson, Kathy Dziubek, Jim Butterworth, Dave Lawrence, Abou Farman, Susan Ann Davis, Sandie Pedlow, Michael Killen, John Baruck, Joey Carey, Wren Arthur, Judith Vecchione, Andrew W. Schwertfeger, Hanka Kastelicová, Ari Ioannides, Seth Gordon, Kembrew McLeod, Christine Ioannides, Susan Sarandon, Thom Beers, Michael B. Clark, Vivian Kleiman, Cara Mertes, Capella Fahoome, Matthew Weaver, Leon Gast, Julia Willoughby Nason, Brad Barber, Regina Scully, Jim Kreitzburg, Karl Katz, Thomas Morgan, Jeff Skoll, Khosrow Semnani, Vincenzo De Cecco, Marc Turtletaub, Josh Green, Alex Turtletaub, Julie Benello Parker, Marcy Garriott, Cindy Meehl, Kevin S. Bright, Michael Bloom, Kat White, Tim Foley, Mark Lipson, Wendy Ettinger, Luke Wilson, Phil Fairclough, Diane Weyermann, David Menschel, Diana Barrett, Saeed Nasiri, Jennifer T. Kelly, Claudia Bright, Erin Prather Stafford, Chris Kelly, Justin Nagan, Gavin Dougan, Meredith Vieira, Judith Helfand, Christine Herbes-Sommers, William B. Hirsh, Karol Martesko-Fenster, Dan Fegan, Cindy Waitt, Fernando Meirelles, Steve Eckelman, Scott Verges, Nick Stuart, Gernot Schaffler, Amy Rapp, Michael D. Ratner, Greg Henry, Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Jackie de Botton, Stephanie Levy, Dalton Delan, Kimberly Steward, Pamela Colloff, Carolanne Dolan, Thomas Brunner, John Singleton, David Baldwin, Lilly Bright, David Thompson, Gary Schermerhorn, Richard Kincaid, David Shadrack Smith, Maja Horffmann, Mary Warlick, Gregory Beauchamp, Ellen Schneider, Barry Sonnenfeld, Laurie Harris, Mara Sandler, Kirk Souder, Stefano Durdic, Roberto Alcantara, Don Carleton, Joy Tomchin, Catherine Price, Henry Ansbacher, Mark Pinkus, Bruce Resnikoff, Eddie Schmidt, Louise Lo, Spike Lee, Tobias Janson, Laurie Benenson, Sig Sigworth, Bryan Storkel, Tom Waterson, John Legend, Cindy Waterson, Brad Pitt, Stanley Nelson, Tom Love, Russell Simmons, Kathy Love, Clif Philips, Will Gauroutte, Joslyn Barnes, Andrew Cohen, Matthew Freud, Joshua Fine, Hannah Becherman, Jane Villiers, Bonnie Boswell, Regina Kulik Scully, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Brian Devine, Brooke Devine, Maria Cuomo Cole, Sarah Johnson-Redlich, Teddy Leifer, Glenn Aveni, Nicole Boxer-Keegan, Vijay Dewan, Michael Anderson, Leif Owen Klein, Christopher Hird, D. Stuart Harrison, Jess Search, Paul Al-Massad, Louella Lee, Jack Walsh, Charles Hobson, Kay Klubertanz, Steven G. Kaplan, Jon Hagstrom, Iikka Vehkalahti, Alexander Goekjian, Katherine Keane, Fred Green, Sonia L. Gilbert, Lorenz Reibling, Gregg L. Daniel, Joe Fries, Joey Rappa, Steve Bannatyne, Glades Perreras, Deborah Shaffer, Michael Anderson, Revital Oren, Paul Augusteijn, Janet Cole, Patty Payne Green, Mary Strauss
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