Storming Caesars Palace
Premieres March 20, 2023
Activist Ruby Duncan leads a grassroots movement of mothers who challenged Presidents, the Vegas Mob, and everyday Americans to rethink their notions of the “Welfare Queen.”
Filmaker: Hazel Gurland-Pooler
A Town Called Victoria
Hours after the 2017 travel ban takes effect, a mosque in South Texas erupts in flames. Now, this quiet community must reckon with the deep rifts that drove a man to hate.
Filmakers: Li Lu and Anthony Pedone
Free Chol Soo Lee
Premieres April 24, 2023
Sentenced to death for a 1973 San Francisco murder, Korean immigrant Chol Soo Lee was set free after a pan-Asian solidarity movement of Korean, Japanese, and Chinese Americans helped to overturn his conviction. After 10 years of fighting for his life inside San Quentin, Lee found himself in a new fight to rise to the expectations of the people who believed in him.
Filmakers: Julie Ha, Eugene Yi, Su Kim, Jean Tsien, and Sona Jo
Love in the Time of Fentanyl
As the number of overdose deaths in Vancouver, Canada reaches an all-time high, employees and volunteers at the Overdose Prevention Society take matters into their own hands.
Filmmakers: Colin Askey, Monika Navarro, Marc Serpa Francoeur and Robinder Uppa
The 2023 Indie Lens Pop-Up lineup includes new documentary films that fight for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion, and ultimately a richer understanding of society today.
Independent Lens is America’s home for documentaries, airing Mondays on PBS.