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Analysis of 200 tweets by Independent Lens, from 18 May 2021 to 30 Jul 2021.

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Independent Lens

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Award-winning films from Independent Lens, America’s home for documentaries. Watch Independent Lens on @PBS and the PBS Video app.

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Top Tweets by @independentlens

Independent Lens
When state-sanctioned actions turn “time served” into a life without the possibility of children. Last few days to stream #BellyoftheBeastPBS on the free @PBS Video app. 👇 https://t.co/Tj8PmQ8Yi6
30 Jul, 2021 - 05:17 PM UTC
Independent Lens
Proud to be part of the @PBS universe! 👏 https://t.co/AV6sUOIlFU
29 Jul, 2021 - 04:47 PM UTC
Independent Lens
Who else is shocked by this news? https://t.co/jHPOKF2EZX
28 Jul, 2021 - 06:57 PM UTC
Independent Lens
Independent Lens was nominated for ✨EIGHT✨ @NewsEmmys! Congratulations to all the filmmakers. Nominations listed in the thread below. #NewsEmmys
27 Jul, 2021 - 04:36 PM UTC
Independent Lens
Who remembers this Independent Lens doc all the way from 2014? 🥊 The Trials of Muhammad Ali explores the extraordinary and complex life of the legendary athlete outside the boxing ring. Now streaming on the @PBS Video app. https://t.co/LPMpDgHIZE
26 Jul, 2021 - 06:13 PM UTC
Independent Lens
Watch our Audience Award winner #PowerTripPBS now on the @PBS Video app with a PBS Passport membership. More info here: https://t.co/ylPCjkVJs7
23 Jul, 2021 - 06:09 PM UTC
Independent Lens
The votes are in ✅ The winner of this year's Independent Lens Audience Award is Jonathan Scott's Power Trip! 🎉 Congratulations to @JonathanScott & team, and all who voted. We can't wait to bring you another season of amazing docs this fall. https://t.co/zoEJlnfk8n
22 Jul, 2021 - 07:00 PM UTC
Independent Lens
📢 LAST CALL to vote for the 2020-21 Independent Lens Audience Award! Deadline is tonight, July 21 at 5pm PT. 🗳 Vote for up to three of your favorite films here ⇣ https://t.co/zoEJlnwUZV
21 Jul, 2021 - 01:00 PM UTC
Independent Lens
A Muslim casket maker and ritual body washer takes two troubled teenagers under his wing to teach them how to live better lives. #TwoGodsPBS premiered on @PBS on June 21, 2021. 🗳 VOTE NOW for the 2020-21 Independent Lens Audience Award ⇣ https://t.co/zoEJlnfk8n
20 Jul, 2021 - 11:12 PM UTC
Independent Lens
Next up for #PBSFilmFest, we have Independent Lens short Deadly Jails. Watch now ⇩ https://t.co/jh7wUg011E
20 Jul, 2021 - 09:06 PM UTC
Independent Lens
The 2021 #PBSFilmFest is back with 25 captivating films about identity, society, culture, family, race, and humanity. We're thrilled to present Independent Lens short doc, A Call Away. Watch the full film below ⇩ https://t.co/B2VwoXKUNj
20 Jul, 2021 - 05:17 PM UTC
Independent Lens
#AgentOrangePBS follows two women as they fight to hold the chemical industry accountable for a devastating legacy. The People Vs. Agent Orange premiered on @PBS on June 28, 2021. 🗳 VOTE NOW for the 2020-21 Independent Lens Audience Award ⇣ https://t.co/zoEJlnfk8n
20 Jul, 2021 - 04:00 PM UTC
Independent Lens
#DonutKingPBS is the story of how Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy built a multi-million-dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry: the donut. 🍩 The Donut King premiered on @PBS on May 24, 2021. 🗳 VOTE NOW for the Independent Lens Audience Award ⇣ https://t.co/zoEJlnfk8n
19 Jul, 2021 - 04:00 PM UTC
Independent Lens
#PhillyDAonPBS is an eight-part inside look at the tumultuous first term of Philadelphia’s unapologetic D.A., Larry Krasner. The docuseries premiered on PBS on April 20, 2021. 🗳 VOTE NOW for the 2020-21 Independent Lens Audience Award ⇣ https://t.co/zoEJlnfk8n
18 Jul, 2021 - 04:10 PM UTC

Top Retweets by @independentlens

"I don't growl anymore. I'm tame… I know right. I know wrong. I say thank you and please. I remember to cover my mouth when I sneeze." — 𝐷𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑒𝑙 𝑆. 𝑇𝑖𝑔𝑒𝑟 #InternationalTigerDay 🐯❤️
29 Jul, 2021 - 09:52 PM UTC
Belly of the Beast
So excited to share that BELLY OF THE BEAST has been nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards for Best Documentary, Outstanding Direction: Documentary, Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary, and Outstanding Editing: Documentary!🎉 @newsemmys
27 Jul, 2021 - 05:06 PM UTC
Feels Good Man - the doco about that frog meme
That thing where you spend way too much time on 4chan threads and inside basements and get nominated for an Emmy for Best Research in a Documentary https://t.co/Pq5fItfcDS
27 Jul, 2021 - 04:58 PM UTC
It's the last day of the PBS Short Film Festival, our annual showcase of powerful and unexpected stories. All 25 #PBSFilmFest films are streaming on the PBS Video app.
23 Jul, 2021 - 03:59 PM UTC
Jonathan Silver Scott
Excited to share my documentary won the PBS Independent Lens Audience Award this year…and it’s all because of YOU. This is such an honor, especially considering how many amazing films we were up against. Thank you to everyone who voted. It means to the world to me 🥰
22 Jul, 2021 - 08:57 PM UTC
Women Make Movies
In celebration of newly passed reparations for forced sterilization victims in California, @PBS' @IndependentLens is streaming @BOTBFilm for free! Celebrate this historic victory with the film that helped make this possible. https://t.co/yi74KZp2kE
21 Jul, 2021 - 05:22 PM UTC
WORLD Channel
Two-time nominee @independentlens is part of the #PBSFilmFest with 'Deadly Jails,' an investigative short examining Oklahoma's mechanisms for treating incarcerated people with mental illness. And #ICYMI, watch their other featured film, 'A Call Away': https://t.co/cpmfWSJsn2 @pbs https://t.co/6ErJ1A52Il
21 Jul, 2021 - 04:08 PM UTC
What were your favorite @IndependentLens documentaries from this past season? ☑️ Vote now for the 2020-21 Audience Award! https://t.co/P0OZW5gkxo
17 Jul, 2021 - 09:01 PM UTC
Three PBS programs have been nominated for the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards! https://t.co/kWFIu2UQZZ
13 Jul, 2021 - 07:30 PM UTC
Drew Christie
Very excited to share my new animated documentary about autistic outsider artist Gregory Blackstock for @IndependentLens and @PBSDS #outsiderart https://t.co/oBAhhTEwx7 via @YouTube
13 Jul, 2021 - 06:20 PM UTC
Belly of the Beast
BREAKING: 🎉Reparations Passed!🎉 Governor Newsom just approved the $7.5 million budget request providing reparations to forced sterilization survivors.
13 Jul, 2021 - 04:11 PM UTC
Fork Films
In Fork supported documentary THE PEOPLE VS AGENT ORANGE, two women, one American and one Vietnamese, fight to hold the chemical industry accountable for a devastating legacy. Now streaming on @PBS @IndependentLens. https://t.co/muyqxrtKRh
29 Jun, 2021 - 04:46 PM UTC
Two activists fight to hold the chemical industry accountable for a devastating legacy. The People vs. Agent Orange is now streaming on the PBS Video app. (From @IndependentLens) https://t.co/cGOAKqrBiU
29 Jun, 2021 - 01:01 PM UTC
Ken Burns
Tonight on ⁦@PBS⁩. Worth checking this out. The People vs. Agent Orange | Doc | Fighting Legacy of Chemical Warfare | PBS https://t.co/OKVqwpOhhq
28 Jun, 2021 - 11:23 PM UTC
The New Republic
“The People vs. Agent Orange” makes painfully clear that the story of 2,4,5-T and other dioxins, a class of chemical compound described by one interviewee as inflicting an all-out “assault on the human genome,” is far from over, @Jasper_Craven writes. https://t.co/Z1gdpazzhF
28 Jun, 2021 - 11:00 AM UTC



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