Independent Lens

Forever Pure

The story of famed Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem F.C. after it acquired two Muslim players, which led to a racist backlash and a lot of soul-searching from their new teammates.

Air Date 5/15/17

This acclaimed Emmy Award-winning anthology series features documentaries and a limited number of fiction films united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of their independent producers. INDEPENDENT LENS features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history. The series is supported by interactive companion Web sites and national publicity and community engagement campaigns.
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    Saturday, Jul 29 at 10:30pm TPT LIFE
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  • #1702 — India's Daughter
    Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a promising 23-year-old female medical student in Delhi sparked an international movement for change in this news-making film that was banned in India.
    Sunday, Jul 30 at 12am TPT LIFE
  • #1711 — Wilhemina's War
    A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves. AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural south, where living with HIV is a grim reality.
    Sunday, Sep 3 at 12am TPT LIFE
  • #1720 — T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold
    Meet Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women's boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.
    Saturday, Jul 29 at 10:30pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Jul 30 at 4:30am TPT LIFE

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