Season 14 - W/S (2016-2017)

About This Series

The award-winning documentary showcase Independent Lens launches a new season with the real-life cross-cultural romantic comedy Meet the Patels. Other films explore tragic incidents of gun violence that shook the nation (Newtown, TOWER); offer a fresh look into the notorious 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese (The Witness); examine race and identity — both cultural and personal (Accidental Courtesy, Best and Most Beautiful Things, Birth of a Movement); showcase Native Americans seeking to reclaim lost tribal artifacts (What Was Ours); and present the story of a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice (Real Boy).

Independent Lens is an Emmy® Award-winning weekly series featuring documentaries united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement, and unflinching visions of independent filmmakers. Presented by Independent Television Service.