Season 14 (2015-2016)

About This Season

Launching with Debra Granik’s stereotype-shattering Stray Dog, Independent Lens returns with a new season of documentaries that tell unforgettable stories of courage and resilience, explore the most pressing issues of our time, and take viewers on journeys around the world. Additional films on the 2015-16 slate include Stanley Nelson’s Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, the first feature-length documentary to showcase the Black Panther Party and its significance to the broader American culture; East of Salinas, the inspiring story of a bright young student and his teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers; and Autism in Love, which explores the lives of four adults with autism as they pursue and manage romantic relationships.

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.