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: "Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity "

Monday, May 11 at 10pm on WGBH 2

Follow the evolution of daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb’s movement philosophy as expressed through her technique, lifestyle and challenge to assumptions about art, aging, injury, gender and human possibility.

Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Independent Lens

Examining daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb.

60 min.

Kumu Hina

Kumu Hina

Independent Lens

Watch a transgendered teacher inspire a young girl to claim leadership of an all-male hula troupe.

60 min.

The Great Invisible

The Great Invisible

Independent Lens

Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

90 min.

The Homestretch

The Homestretch

Independent Lens

Follow three smart and ambitious Chicago teens who fight to graduate and build a future.

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.

Schedule

Monday
5/11/15 10:00 PM
WGBH 2
Monday
5/18/15 10:00 PM
WGBH 2
Thursday
6/4/15 7:30 PM
WGBH 2
Sunday
6/7/15 5:00 AM
WGBH 2
Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

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