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The Last Cowboy

by Jon Alpert

Filmed over two decades in the life of Vern Sager and his family, The Last Cowboy captures a family's struggle to preserve a vanishing way of life as cowboys and Indians in the Badlands of South Dakota.

Independent Lens

The Learning

by Ramona Diaz

Four Filipino teachers are recruited to teach in some of Baltimore’s toughest schools.

POV

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LISTENING AT THE LUNCHEONETTE

by Carole Lucia Satrina and Eugene Marner

In this six-part series, Americans from all walks of life gather at diners, cafeterias, and coffee shops to discuss identity and the challenges of building community.

Livelyhood - The Workday that Wouldn't Die

by The Working Group

Livelyhood is a series about work life and its relationship to our families, communities and the larger questions the country faces as the economy shifts at light speed.

Maggie Growls

by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater

Outraged by being forced to retire at the age of 65, Maggie Kuhn formed the Gray Panthers to fight against mandatory retirement and ageism and improved society's treatment of older Americans.

Independent Lens

Maid in America

by Anayansi Prado

Meet Telma, Eva, and Judith, three undocumented workers who toil as cooks, housekeepers, and even surrogate mothers — often at the expense of their own families — as they attempt to pursue their American dreams.

Independent Lens, True Stories, Global Voices

New Faces on Main Street

by Eileen Littig

An examination of the origins and consequences of immigration patterns in Wisconsin established for Southeast Asian and Latino immigrants.

Outriders

by Pamela Yates, and Peter Kinoy

In June 1998, 50 people, mostly women and children, all poor, some homeless, embarked on a month-long bus odyssey, crisscrossing the country to gather stories of people struggling with poverty due to welfare cuts and jobs downsizing.

The Parking Lot Movie

by Meghan Eckman

The Parking Lot Movie chronicles the rarefied world of one small parking lot in a college town, and the asphalt philosophers who work as attendants there.

Independent Lens

People Like Us: Social Class in America

by Louis Alvarez, and Andrew Kolker

People Like Us takes a hard look at how class really works in America, examining how it affects our understanding of race and gender, investigating its exclusion from the national debate, and probing the ways in which class differences shape daily life.

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