Independent Lens

Independent Lens is America’s home for independent documentary film.


  • Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

    Krasner must decide whether to pursue a rarity—murder charges against a cop.
  • Part 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6

    A councilmember bridges constituents plagued by the opioid crisis with the unorthodox D.A.
  • Part 5 | Philly D.A | Episode 5

    A skeptical parole board and his own pride stand between a man and freedom.
  • Part 4 | Philly D.A. | Episode 4

    LaTonya Myers fights for probation reform, but any slip-up could send her back to prison.
  • Part 3 | Philly D.A. | Episode 3

    The murder of a police sergeant tests the D.A.’s resolve to never seek the death penalty.
  • Part 2 | Philly D.A. | Episode 2

    Krasner and his team battle to obtain the complete police misconduct files.
  • Part 1 | Philly D.A. | Episode 1

    The new Philadelphia District Attorney uncovers a secret that shakes the police department
  • Down a Dark Stairwell, Chinese Subtitles

    Sometimes the quest for racial justice isn’t black and white.


  • Daughters of Addiction

    Over the last decade, the rate of female incarceration in Tennessee has jumped a whopping
  • Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 1

    Don and Ron head from Kingston to rural Jamaica, for cooler temps and good fishing.
  • Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 2

    The Brodies take a tour of reminiscence with an old acquaintance in Jamaica.
  • Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 3

    How hard is it to run a taxi service in Kingston, Jamaica? The Brodie brothers find out.
  • Driver Radio: Jamaica, Episode 4

    The Brodies retrace routes and reconnect with family gone but not forgotten in Jamaica.
  • The Debate

  • Blind Love, Episode 7

    Final check in with “Blind Love” peeps to find out how the dating world is treating them.
  • Blind Love , Episode 6

    Mario feels a connection with a girl from church and Joni tests James' resolve.

About Independent Lens

Independent Lens is America’s home for independent documentary film.