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Independent Lens

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Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films.

Premiered: August 9, 1999

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 8, Episode 1 The World According to Sesame Street

First Aired: October 24, 2006

“The World According to Sesame Street.” The documentary examines efforts to produce international versions of the series. The delightful film follows Sesame Workshop staffers as they travel to various countries and meet with producers to begin creating the new programs. “I think this will open up a window to a new world where there is more harmony,” says Bangladesh producer Fuad Chowdhury. “And where learning is fun.”