Independent Lens

Women's History Month Celebrates: Dolores Huerta

Mar 24, 2018
Photo Courtesy of IMP Awards

Many words have been associated with Dolores Huerta, Activist, Feminist, Icon, Rebel, Civil Rights Hero, Passionate, Advocate, Pioneer, but only one set of words makes her very happy whenever she hears them…

Dolores on RMPBS | Mar 27

Mar 15, 2018

Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside César Chávez, becoming one of the most defiant - and unheralded - feminist activists of the 20th century and she continues to fight to this day. An important activist of our time, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in founding the first farm workers union with César Chávez.

Trials of Muhammad Ali: director Bill Siegel

Apr 10, 2014

The 2013 documentary "The Trials of Muhammad Ali" screened in Denver recently as part of the Community Cinema series, and it airs on "Independent Lens" on Rocky Mountain PBS (and other public TV stations) this Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (check local listing).  Director Bill Siegel talked about the film on "First Take with Lando and Chavis." 

  

The interview begins with a clip from the trailer.  The film covers Ali's conversion to the Nation of Islam, his opposition to the Vietnam War, and the price he paid for refusing his induction into the draft.

Pushing the Elephant on Rocky Mountain PBS

Mar 16, 2014

Tune into Rocky Mountain PBS on Monday, March 17 at 9pm for Independent Lens: Pushing the Elephant.