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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, Apr 16, 2018

What Lies Upstream
Independent Lens: Season 19, What Lies Upstream

Next Episode

Mon, April 23, 2018

Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky
Independent Lens: Season 19, Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky

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Seasons

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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

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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-)
Anthony Mackie
as Perry Williams
Ron Lamothe
as Narrator
Reena Shah
as Narrator
Tracy Thorne
as Narrator
Tony Plana
as Narrator
Keith David
as Narrator
Tom Brokaw
as Narrator
Jesse Borrego
as Fred Cruz
Don Cheadle
as Narrator
Adelina Anthony
as Margarita
Red West
as William
Corin Redgrave
as Cecil Williams
Roger Robinson
as Bruce Nugent
Edwin Beschler
as Voice of Dr. Seuss
Yolanda Snowball
as Graham Miller
Denzel Washington
as John Coltrane
Carol Kane
as Mrs. Shaw
Hui Rao
as Hui Rao
Catherine Samie
as Anna Semionovna
Sarah Leary
as Cat in the Hat reader
Aunjanue Ellis
as Zora Neale Hurston
Stanley Nelson
as Narrator & Interviewer
Jeremy Sanchez
as Young Piri Thomas
Eric Camacho
as Younger Piri Thomas
Jeremy Ray Valdez
as Lalo Flores
Eddie Griffin
as Afronaut
Mamadou Lam
as Mamadou
Duane Boutté
as Young Bruce
Taj Crown
as Harish
Frank Crimm
as Co-Worker
Leon Singer
as Clemente
Daniel Sunjata
as Langston Hughes
Victor Campos
as Rodrigo Cortinas
Peter N. Anyieth
as DVD Seller
Jeannette O'Connor
as Chloe's Mom
Jim Babel
as Airline Interviewer
Ray Ford
as Wallace Thurman
Carl Lumbly
as Nat Turner
Diane Uribe
as Rosario
Danl Thompson
as Mary's Mom
Tony Rosselli
as Jailbird
Janusz Hamerszmit
as Adam Czerniakow
Sarah S. Brooks
as Passenger With Hat
Lasheka Brown
as Crack Passenger
David Aronson
as Reverend
Sean Thomas
as Stephen
James Opher
as Nat Turner
Eliezor Niborski
as Emanuel Ringelblum
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
Tom Nowicki
as Thomas R. Gray
Gera Sandler
as Jonas Turkow
Evelia Garcia
as Bar Owner
Megan Gallagher
as Margaret Whitehead
Axel Thielman
as Heinz Auerswald
Craig Benally
as Fred Martinez
A.J. Pittis
as Edgar Gibson
Viktor Hernandez
as Quiera's Cousin
Samuel Parga
as Shaun Murphy
Moses Gibson
as Allen Crawford
Wel Mayom Jok
as DVD Seller
J. Malaak Juuk
as Motel Janitor
Mark Joy
as Judge Jermiah Cobb
Justin Dray
as Thomas Moore
Linda Lindsly
as Airline Interviewer
Michael Kennedy
as James Therevant
Djibril Lo
as Bank Cab Driver
Harry Kollatz
as Benjamin Phipps
Laurel Lyle
as Harriet Beecher Stowe
Ken Lugen
as Taxi Cab Employee
Tony Miratti
as Gov. John Floyd
Kelsey Grammer
as William F. Buckley
Angus MacLachlan
as Crack Passenger
Trevor Metscher
as Ticket Attendant
John Lithgow
as Gore Vidal
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, Carlos Ávila, Ravida Din, Smriti Nevatia, Dr. Steven Channing, Steve Luczo, Bill Kennedy, Marco Williams, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Regina K. Skully, Julie Goldman, Gordon Quinn, John Battsek, Nick Fraser, Bernardo Ruiz, Fenton Bailey, Christina Fon, Quincy Jones III, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Abigail E. Disney, Gini Reticker, Deborah Hoffmann, Nitin Khanna, Carlos Santana, Jonny Persey, Nicole Stott, Karan Khanna, Andrew Herwitz, Linda Ludwick, Ira Heilveil, Charlotte LaGarde, Paige West, Ted Dintersmith, Lisa Kleiner Chanoff, Janet MacGillivray Wallace, Jaswinder Grover, Justine Nagan, Marta Kauffman, Bonni Cohen, Ruth Ann Harnisch, Jay Walia, Catherine Olsen, Jon Else, Jenny Raskin, Lisa Gunn, Sandie Viquez Pedlow, Rita Pastore, Aaron Pruitt, Jerry Rothwell, Ernest Webb, Jonathan Murray, Chris Clements, Donna Fairman Wilson, Danny Glover, Vijay Vaidyanathan, Jamie Wolf, Stefan Nowicki, Daniel Alpert, Leigh Blake, Beth Hames, Gil Goldschein, Jonathan Scheuer, Ian Darling, Jacquie Jones, Lynda Weinman, Renee Tajima-Pena, Nancy Spielberg, Ryan Harrington, Sterling Van Wagenen, Todd Rubinstein, John Carlin, Driss Benyaklef, Steve Buscemi, Robert A. Compton, Eugene Jarecki, Jamie Wolf, Roger Fields, Donna Gruneich, Brian Glazer, Bill Genovese, Scott Budnick, Steve Hoover, Bob Alexander, Wim Wenders, Philippe Sands, Adam Spielberg, Tiffany Schauer, David Sutherland, David Evans, Kathy Dziubek, Heather Rae, Stanley Tucci, Michael J. Zak, Scott Christopherson, Errol Morris, Kevin Gruneich, Jim Butterworth, Wren Arthur, Abou Farman, Ari Ioannides, Andrew W. Schwertfeger, Judith Vecchione, Susan Ann Davis, Kembrew McLeod, Joey Carey, Hanka Kastelicová, John Baruck, Seth Gordon, Michael Killen, Sandie Pedlow, Dave Lawrence, Jim Kreitzburg, Leon Gast, Susan Sarandon, Christine Ioannides, Matthew Weaver, Brad Barber, Julia Willoughby Nason, Vivian Kleiman, Capella Fahoome, Cara Mertes, Michael B. Clark, Regina Scully, Thom Beers, Karl Katz, Jeff Skoll, Thomas Morgan, Julie Benello Parker, Vincenzo De Cecco, Marc Turtletaub, Michael Bloom, Kat White, Khosrow Semnani, Marcy Garriott, Josh Green, Alex Turtletaub, Cindy Meehl, Kevin S. Bright, Diana Barrett, Diane Weyermann, Claudia Bright, Luke Wilson, David Menschel, Erin Prather Stafford, Tim Foley, Jennifer T. Kelly, Saeed Nasiri, Mark Lipson, Wendy Ettinger, Phil Fairclough, Chris Kelly, William B. Hirsh, Judith Helfand, Meredith Vieira, Christine Herbes-Sommers, Justin Nagan, Gavin Dougan, Cindy Waitt, Fernando Meirelles, Karol Martesko-Fenster, Scott Verges, Dan Fegan, Steve Eckelman, Greg Henry, Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Michael D. Ratner, Gernot Schaffler, Nick Stuart, Amy Rapp, Kimberly Steward, Dalton Delan, Jackie de Botton, Thomas Brunner, Pamela Colloff, Stephanie Levy, Carolanne Dolan, David Baldwin, Gary Schermerhorn, David Thompson, Lilly Bright, John Singleton, Richard Kincaid, Mary Warlick, Maja Horffmann, David Shadrack Smith, Barry Sonnenfeld, Mara Sandler, Gregory Beauchamp, Laurie Harris, Ellen Schneider, Kirk Souder, Don Carleton, Roberto Alcantara, Stefano Durdic, Joy Tomchin, Catherine Price, Henry Ansbacher, Mark Pinkus, Laurie Benenson, Eddie Schmidt, Tobias Janson, Spike Lee, Bruce Resnikoff, Louise Lo, Sig Sigworth, Bryan Storkel, John Legend, Tom Waterson, Brad Pitt, Cindy Waterson, Stanley Nelson, Tom Love, Russell Simmons, Kathy Love, Clif Philips, Will Gauroutte, Andrew Cohen, Joslyn Barnes, Matthew Freud, Joshua Fine, Hannah Becherman, Jane Villiers, Bonnie Boswell, Regina Kulik Scully, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Brian Devine, Maria Cuomo Cole, Brooke Devine, Sarah Johnson-Redlich, Teddy Leifer, Glenn Aveni, Nicole Boxer-Keegan, Vijay Dewan, Katherine Keane, Patty Payne Green, Steve Bannatyne, Jack Walsh, Charles Hobson, Michael Anderson, Christopher Hird, Sonia L. Gilbert, Revital Oren, Janet Cole, Mary Strauss, Glades Perreras, D. Stuart Harrison, Steven G. Kaplan, Jon Hagstrom, Paul Augusteijn, Fred Green, Kay Klubertanz, Leif Owen Klein, Jess Search, Gregg L. Daniel, Joe Fries, Joey Rappa, Paul Al-Massad, Louella Lee, Deborah Shaffer, Michael Anderson, Lorenz Reibling, Iikka Vehkalahti, Alexander Goekjian
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