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Independent Lens

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.

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Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 - 5:00 AM    "Whatever It Takes" A rookie principal and a ninth-grade girl with big dreams are the focus of this story of the first year of the Bronx Center for Science & Mathematics. Principal Edward Tom gives up a retail executive position to become booster, tutor and disciplinarian, pushing the students to succeed. Sharifea needs to achieve entrance into a prestigious summer program to salvage her dreams of surmounting poverty to become a pediatrician. G
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