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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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Monday, Nov 12, 2012 - 2:00 AM
"Solar Mamas"
Jordanian mother of four, Rafea, leaves her village for the first time to go to India's Barefoot College for a six-month course in solar engineering. The school built by and for the poor teaches women skills they need to create solar energy and then earn a living practicing the trade and teaching it to others. The film follows her travels, her schooling and her need to convince her husband and family that her studies will benefit everyone. G
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