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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.

Most Recent Episode

Aired Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Shadow World
Independent Lens: Season 19, Shadow World

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Seasons

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2017, PBS, 3 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

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2010, PBS, 25 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-)
Tracy Thorne
as Narrator
Tony Plana
as Narrator
Keith David
as Narrator
Adelina Anthony
as Margarita
Jesse Borrego
as Fred Cruz
Anthony Mackie
as Perry Williams
Tom Brokaw
as Narrator
Don Cheadle
as Narrator
Ron Lamothe
as Narrator
Reena Shah
as Narrator
Denzel Washington
as John Coltrane
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
Sarah Leary
as Cat in the Hat reader
Carol Kane
as Mrs. Shaw
Catherine Samie
as Anna Semionovna
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
Eric Camacho
as Younger Piri Thomas
Duane Boutté
as Young Bruce
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
Diane Uribe
as Rosario
Danl Thompson
as Mary's Mom
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
Sean Thomas
as Stephen
Lasheka Brown
as Crack Passenger
James Opher
as Nat Turner
Michael Lemelle
as Nat Turner
Alexander Senderovich
as Chaim Kaplan/Ben Shem
Diane Franklyn
as Hansel Mieth
Billy Dye
as Nat Turner
Neill Fleeman
as Airline Interviewer
Mendy Cahan
as Abraham Lewin/Hersh Waser
Hava Alberstein
as Rachel Auerbach
Oliver Freberger
as Otto Hagel
Patrick Waller
as Nat Turner
Jamill Fowler
as Pork Chop
Evelia Garcia
as Bar Owner
Tom Nowicki
as Thomas R. Gray
Gera Sandler
as Jonas Turkow
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
Laurel Lyle
as Harriet Beecher Stowe
Ken Lugen
as Taxi Cab Employee
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
Premiere Date: Aug 9, 1999
Executive Producers: Sally Jo Fifer, Lois Vossen, Steve Luczo, Carlos Ávila, Dr. Steven Channing, Smriti Nevatia, Bill Kennedy, Marco Williams, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Dan Cogan, Gordon Quinn, John Battsek, Nick Fraser, Bernardo Ruiz, Quincy Jones III, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Fenton Bailey, Abigail E. Disney, Jonny Persey, Nicole Stott, Paige West, Charlotte LaGarde, Andrew Herwitz, Ira Heilveil, Ted Dintersmith, Julie Goldman, Justine Nagan, Marta Kauffman, Gini Reticker, Sandie Viquez Pedlow, Jerry Rothwell, Aaron Pruitt, Rita Pastore, Jonathan Murray, Danny Glover, Vijay Vaidyanathan, Jamie Wolf, Stefan Nowicki, Daniel Alpert, Leigh Blake, Gil Goldschein, Jonathan Scheuer, Beth Hames, Jacquie Jones, Ryan Harrington, Nancy Spielberg, Todd Rubinstein, Renee Tajima-Pena, John Carlin, Sterling Van Wagenen, Driss Benyaklef, Bob Alexander, Steve Buscemi, Jamie Wolf, Donna Gruneich, Scott Budnick, Steve Hoover, Eugene Jarecki, Roger Fields, Bill Genovese, Wim Wenders, Brian Glazer, Robert A. Compton, Philippe Sands, Kathy Dziubek, David Evans, Michael J. Zak, David Sutherland, Heather Rae, Tiffany Schauer, Stanley Tucci, Errol Morris, Jenny Raskin, Scott Christopherson, Kevin Gruneich, Jim Butterworth, Wren Arthur, Dave Lawrence, Abou Farman, Ari Ioannides, Susan Ann Davis, Sandie Pedlow, Michael Killen, Kembrew McLeod, John Baruck, Joey Carey, Judith Vecchione, Andrew W. Schwertfeger, Hanka Kastelicová, Jim Kreitzburg, Leon Gast, Susan Sarandon, Christine Ioannides, Vivian Kleiman, Cara Mertes, Capella Fahoome, Matthew Weaver, Michael B. Clark, Julia Willoughby Nason, Brad Barber, Regina Scully, Karl Katz, Kat White, Thomas Morgan, Deborah Hoffmann, Jeff Skoll, Khosrow Semnani, Vincenzo De Cecco, Josh Green, Julie Benello Parker, Marcy Garriott, Cindy Meehl, Kevin S. Bright, Marc Turtletaub, Alex Turtletaub, Erin Prather Stafford, Mark Lipson, Wendy Ettinger, Diana Barrett, Tim Foley, Diane Weyermann, Luke Wilson, Phil Fairclough, David Menschel, Saeed Nasiri, Jennifer T. Kelly, Claudia Bright, William B. Hirsh, Chris Kelly, Gavin Dougan, Justin Nagan, Christine Herbes-Sommers, Judith Helfand, Meredith Vieira, Scott Verges, Cindy Waitt, Steve Eckelman, Karol Martesko-Fenster, Dan Fegan, Fernando Meirelles, Gernot Schaffler, Nick Stuart, Michael D. Ratner, Greg Henry, Amy Rapp, Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Jackie de Botton, Stephanie Levy, Dalton Delan, Thomas Brunner, Kimberly Steward, Pamela Colloff, Carolanne Dolan, David Baldwin, John Singleton, Lilly Bright, David Thompson, Regina K. Skully, Gary Schermerhorn, Jon Else, Richard Kincaid, David Shadrack Smith, Maja Horffmann, Mary Warlick, Mara Sandler, Gregory Beauchamp, Ellen Schneider, Barry Sonnenfeld, Laurie Harris, Joy Tomchin, Kirk Souder, Catherine Bainbridge, Don Carleton, Stefano Durdic, Roberto Alcantara, Ravida Din, Catherine Price, Mark Pinkus, Henry Ansbacher, Christina Fon, Eddie Schmidt, Bruce Resnikoff, Louise Lo, Laurie Benenson, Tobias Janson, Linda Ludwick, Spike Lee, Catherine Olsen, Sig Sigworth, Bryan Storkel, Ernest Webb, Tom Waterson, John Legend, Brad Pitt, Cindy Waterson, 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, Paul Al-Massad, Louella Lee, Michael Anderson, Leif Owen Klein, Christopher Hird, D. Stuart Harrison, Jess Search, Jon Hagstrom, Iikka Vehkalahti, Alexander Goekjian, Katherine Keane, Fred Green, Jack Walsh, Charles Hobson, Kay Klubertanz, Steven G. Kaplan, Joe Fries, Joey Rappa, Steve Bannatyne, Glades Perreras, Sonia L. Gilbert, Lorenz Reibling, Gregg L. Daniel, Paul Augusteijn, Janet Cole, Patty Payne Green, Mary Strauss, Deborah Shaffer, Michael Anderson, Revital Oren
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