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Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka'ehukai

by Charlotte Lagarde and Lisa Denker

A portrait of Hawaiian surf legend and community activist Rell Kapolioka'ehukai Sunn, who died of breast cancer at age 47.

Independent Lens, True Stories

In My Corner

by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg

Explosive portrait of young men coming of age in the world of a local community gym, evoking the need for positive role models and recognizing potential in young lives.

POV, True Stories

Indian Relay

by Charles Dye

Follow teams from three different American Indian communities as they prepare for and compete across a grueling Indian Relay season.

Independent Lens

Upcoming broadcasts Watch it online

Kiss My Wheels

by Miguel Grunstein and Dale Kruzic

A diverse and colorful group of adolescents with physical disabilities emerges -- luminous -- into the magic of national wheelchair basketball competition. Here they are not different.

True Stories

A League of Ordinary Gentlemen

By Chris Browne, Billy Bryan, and Alex Browne

Tracing the history of professional bowling in America from its glory days in the 1950s and 1960s to its near extinction by the late 1990s, A League of Ordinary Gentlemen follows the fate of the newly modernized Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) and four pro bowlers as they compete on tour.

Independent Lens

Letter from Waco

by Don Howard and Terri Clemens

A humorous portrait of “the West’s most southern city,” a place governed by four principles: race, religion, death, and football.

Man Bites Shorts

by Dan Cronin, Dave Munro, Putnam, Martha Pinson, Tom Schroeder, Paul Sullivan, Josh Blum, and Xandra Castleton

Combining humor, insight, and brevity, six short films explore love, basketball, bicycles, and what it means to be a man.

Independent Lens

Medora

by Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart

A community beset by a crippled economy and dwindling population is the setting for this documentary following a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team over a season. The team’s struggle to compete parallels the town’s own fight for survival.

Independent Lens

Upcoming broadcasts Upcoming screenings Watch it online

The New Ball Game

by Stephen Holmes

Now that baseball is big business, The New Ball Game asks whether small towns will be able to keep minor league professional teams afloat.

Nuclear Family

by Don Howard

Forming a cinéma vérité metaphor for the American family, the rites of Texas football, cheerleading, and weddings shed light on how we pass sexual identity on to our children.

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