Independent Lens Season 7

Season 7

Independent Lens Season 7

First Air Date: October 11, 2005

First Aired on    :   2005
Episodes    :   29 episodes



Episodes

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7x29 A Lion in the House (June 22, 2006)



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7x28 A Lion in the House (June 21, 2006)



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7x27 The Real Dirt on Farmer John (June 13, 2006)


The Real Dirt on Farmer John is a 2005 documentary film directed by Taggart Siegel about the life of Midwestern farmer John Peterson, operator of Angelic Organics. It tells the history of the eccentric farmer's family farm in rural Caledonia, Illinois.


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7x26 The Great Pink Scare (June 06, 2006)



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7x25 The Devil's Miner (May 23, 2006)



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7x24 Frozen Angels (May 16, 2006)



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7x23 Fishbowl; American Made (May 09, 2006)



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7x22 Music from the Inside Out (May 02, 2006)



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7x21 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen (April 25, 2006)



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7x20 La Sierra (April 18, 2006)



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7x19 Trudell (April 11, 2006)



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7x18 Taking the Heat: The First Women Firefighters of New York City (March 28, 2006)



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7x17 Troop 1500 (March 21, 2006)



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7x16 The Loss of Nameless Things (February 28, 2006)


In 1978, Oakley Hall was a promising playwright on the verge of national recognition when a mysterious fall violently transformed his life. This program is the haunting story of a young man's fall from grace, of the vibrant artists who surrounded him and what happens when, decades later, a theater company discovers the very play he was writing the night he fell.


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7x15 Almost Home (February 21, 2006)



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7x14 July '64 (February 14, 2006)



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7x13 Negroes With Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power (February 07, 2006)



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7x12 Girl Trouble (January 17, 2006)



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7x11 Sheriff (January 03, 2006)



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7x10 Short Stack: Lost & Found (December 27, 2005)



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7x09 Sisters: Portrait of a Benedictine Community (December 20, 2005)


This documentary follows the lives of the women of St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, Minnesota. The story is told by the Sisters themselves -- at work, prayer and leisure -- as they pursue a balanced life based on the Rule of St. Benedict and face an uncertain future with spirit, conviction and wit.


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7x08 Seoul Train (December 13, 2005)


This film explores the plight of North Korean refugees trying to escape their homeland and China, and tells the story of activists who put themselves in harm's way to save them via a clandestine underground railroad.


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7x07 Maid in America (November 29, 2005)



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7x06 Race Is the Place (November 22, 2005)



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7x05 Mirror Dance (November 15, 2005)


Identical twins Margarita and Ramona de Saa became acclaimed ballerinas with the National Ballet of Cuba. Once inseparable, their relationship disintegrated as one sister left for America while the other embraced the Cuban revolution. This program is the story of two women forever linked by birth and dance, but struggling to overcome rifts not only between sisters but also between nations.


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7x04 A Family at War (November 08, 2005)



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7x03 The Last Cowboy (October 25, 2005)



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7x02 En Route to Baghdad (October 18, 2005)



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7x01 Parliament Funkadelic: One Nation Under a Groove (October 11, 2005)


“One Nation Under a Groove,” a profile of Parliament Funkadelic that features animation (including an “Afronaut” character voiced by Eddie Griffin) to explore P-Funk's unique mix of rock and R&B, and its rebellious vibe---tightly controlled by mastermind George Clinton, whose 50-year career links doo-wop and hip-hop. “It was just a party,” says singer Nona Hendryx




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