Encompassing the full spectrum of film — from history to drama to animation to shorts to social-issue films — this anthology series allows audiences greater access to powerful and innovative programs united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement, and unflinching visions of their independent producers. Acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci hosts the series. 

Independent Lens: "Bully"

Premieres Monday, Oct. 13, 10pm, WGBH 2

The series features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history and is supported by interactive companion Web sites, national publicity and community engagement campaigns.

This week's episode highlights the challenges faced by bullied kids, “Bully” shows teachers and parents addressing aggressive behaviors that defy dismissal with “kids will be kids” clichés, and captures a growing movement to change the ways to address bullying in schools.

Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters

Independent Lens

Examine the inextricable bond between adopted twins reared apart.

60 min.

Bully

Bully

Independent Lens

Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

90 min.

The New Black

The New Black

Independent Lens

The struggle over gay rights within the black community.

60 min.

Left by the Ship

Left by the Ship

Independent Lens

"Left by the Ship" tells the story of Amerasian children.

60 min.

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

Independent Lens

The story of former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair.

90 min.

Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car

Independent Lens

"Revenge of the Electric Car" examines electric cars.

90 min.

Schedule

Monday
10/20/14 10:00 PM
WGBH 2
Wednesday
10/22/14 4:00 AM
WGBX 44
Wednesday
10/22/14 7:00 PM
WGBH World
Wednesday
10/22/14 8:00 PM
WGBH World
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