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  • Independent Lens (1999– )
  • TV-14
    TV Series | Documentary
Independent Lens (1999– )
TV-14
TV Series | Documentary

Independent Lens is an award-winning PBS documentary series that streams on the PBS App and airs on public television. Independent Lens documentaries focus on stories of underrepresented communities and universal challenges found across ...See moreIndependent Lens is an award-winning PBS documentary series that streams on the PBS App and airs on public television. Independent Lens documentaries focus on stories of underrepresented communities and universal challenges found across America. The series has been awarded numerous Emmys and Peabodys, and has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards. See less
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Updated Oct 5, 2005

Release date (First episode)
Aug 9, 1999 (United States)

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Cast

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50 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
America Ferrera
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
111
Terrence Howard
Self - Host / Narrator / Self - Narrator Self - Host / Narrator / Self - Narrator   See fewer
58
Stanley Tucci
Self - Host / Self Self - Host / Self   See fewer
43
Mary-Louise Parker
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
29
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Self - Host / Self - Narrator Self - Host / Self - Narrator   See fewer
13
12
Shadi Chauke
Narrator / Self Narrator / Self   See fewer
4
Don Cheadle
Self - Host / Self - Narrator Self - Host / Self - Narrator   See fewer
3
3
3
Edie Falco
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
2
Peter Coyote
Narrator / Self - Narrator Narrator / Self - Narrator   See fewer
2
Alfre Woodard
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
2
2
Kal Penn
Jagdesh / Vandana's Fiancee Jagdesh / Vandana's Fiancee   See fewer
2
Hira Ambrosino
Auditioning Emilies / Helen Fung Auditioning Emilies / Helen Fung   See fewer
2
2
Tim Robbins
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
2
2
2
2
2
Ashley Borne
Actress Actress   See fewer
2
2
2
2
2
2
Shock-G
Self Self   See fewer
2
De La Soul
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
2
Jeffrey Wright
Bobby Seale / Narrator / Self Bobby Seale / Narrator / Self   See fewer
2
2
2
2
2
2
Marc Lamont Hill
Self / Self - Interviewee Self / Self - Interviewee   See fewer
2
2
Danny Glover
Narrator / Self - Narrator Narrator / Self - Narrator   See fewer
2
Chris Tashima
Chiune Sugihara (segment "Visas and Virtue") Chiune Sugihara (segment "Visas and Virtue")   See fewer
1
1
León Singer
Clemente Clemente   See fewer
1
1
Blythe Danner
Isabella Stewart Gardner Isabella Stewart Gardner   See fewer
1
1
Di Quon
Kimberlee Fung Kimberlee Fung   See fewer
1
Keith David
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
John Adams
Composer Composer   See fewer
1
Arnel Pineda
Self - lead vocalist, Journey Self - lead vocalist, Journey   See fewer
1
Susan Fukuda
Yukiko Sugihara (segment "Visas and Virtue") Yukiko Sugihara (segment "Visas and Virtue")   See fewer
1
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