Independent Lens

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

A meditation on the prison’s disappearance in the era of mass incarceration, The Prison in Twelve Landscapes unfolds as a cinematic journey through a series of landscapes across the USA where prisons do work and affect lives.

Air Date 5/8/17

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.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #1720 — T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold |
    Saturday, Jul 29 at 10:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1702 — India's Daughter |
    Sunday, Jul 30 at 12am TPT LIFE
  • #1720 — T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold |
    Sunday, Jul 30 at 4:30am TPT LIFE
  • #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
  • #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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