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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 10, Episode 10 Operation Filmmaker

First Aired: December 30, 2008

Nothing goes according to plan when Liev Schreiber, after seeing Iraqi film student Muthana Mohmed on a 2003 MTV special, recruits the young man to work on the film "Everything Is Illuminated," starring Elijah Wood.