Independent Lens

Trailer | Storming Caesars Palace

After losing her job as a hotel worker in Las Vegas, Ruby Duncan joined a welfare rights group of mothers who defied notions of the “welfare queen.” In a fight for guaranteed income, Ruby and other equality activists took on the Nevada mob in organizing a massive protest that shut down Caesars Palace.

Trailer | Storming Caesars Palace


  • Breaking Silence: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Breaking Silence

    17m 59s

    A deaf father and his hearing daughter explore how imprisonment has shaped their relationship and their advocacy.

  • A Town Called Victoria | Episode 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Town Called Victoria | Episode 3

    S25 E6 - 54m 42s

    The prosecution presents shocking evidence. As the trial concludes, the engaged citizens of Victoria seek a way to build a more inclusive community.

  • A Town Called Victoria | Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Town Called Victoria | Episode 2

    S25 E5 - 54m 12s

    With the arson trial near, the suspect’s family argues his innocence. Meanwhile, facets of Victoria reveal the ingredients that might have turned him to hate and support for the town’s Muslim community begins to wane.

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