Independent Lens

Independent Lens


Four high school wrestlers in Alabama face injustices and challenges on and off the mat as they pursue the state championship. (60 minutes)

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Mon, 1/27 at 9:00 pm on Austin PBS HDTV

The First Rainbow Coalition

The Chicago Black Panther Party, the Latino group Young Lords Organization, and the Young Patriots organization band together to confront issues such as police brutality and substandard housing. (60 minutes)

Mon, 2/3 at 9:00 pm on Austin PBS HDTV

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

The July 1995 heat wave in Chicago claimed 739 lives in a single week, and became the most traumatic heat wave in U.S. history. (60 minutes)