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: "Little Hope Was Arson"

Monday, April 6 at 10pm on WGBH 2

January 2010: In the “buckle of the Bible Belt,” 10 churches burn to the ground in just over a month, igniting the largest criminal investigation in East Texas history. No stone is left unturned, and even Satan himself is considered a suspect in this investigation of a community terrorized from the inside out.

Little Hope Was Arson

Little Hope Was Arson

Independent Lens

In the “buckle of the Bible Belt,” 10 churches burn to the ground in just over a month, igniting the largest criminal investigation in East Texas history.

Little White Lie

Little White Lie

Independent Lens

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz's journey of self-discovery.

60 min.

Solar Mamas

Solar Mamas

Independent Lens

Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. 

American Denial

American Denial

Independent Lens

Explore the power of unconscious biases, using Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism.

Through A Lens Darkly: Preview

Through A Lens Darkly: Preview

Independent Lens

Learn about black photographers who recorded the lives of generations, from slavery to the present.

A Path Appears Preview

A Path Appears Preview

Independent Lens

Join Nicholas Kristof, Jennifer Garner, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria and Alfre Woodard to uncover gender oppression and human rights violations in the U.S. and around the world.

Schedule

Saturday
3/28/15 5:00 AM
WGBH World
Saturday
3/28/15 12:00 PM
WGBH World
Sunday
3/29/15 4:00 AM
WGBX 44
Tuesday
3/31/15 9:00 PM
WGBH World
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