A Feminist Before the Term Was Invented

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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.

Little Hope Was Arson; A City in Flames

Little Hope Was Arson; A City in Flames

Independent Lens

The investigation into a spate of church burnings.

90 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.

Through A Lens Darkly: Preview

Through A Lens Darkly: Preview

Independent Lens

Learn about black photographers who recorded the lives of generations, from slavery to the present.

Schedule

Saturday
4/18/15 12:00 PM
WGBH World
Sunday
4/19/15 3:00 AM
WGBX 44
Monday
4/20/15 10:00 PM
WGBH 2
Wednesday
4/22/15 7:00 PM
WGBH World
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As a black woman who was a feminist before the term was invented, Daisy Bates refused to accept her assigned place in society. This film tells the story of her life and public support of nine black students who registered to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas -- pitting a president against a governor and a community against itself.

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