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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 12, Episode 11 Children of Haiti

First Aired: January 11, 2011

Alexandria Hammond's "Children of Haiti" tells the story of Haiti's abandoned and orphaned children through the experiences of three teen boys in the northern city of Cap-Haitien. One, who doesn't know his age, abuses paint thinner; another has been on and off the street since he was 8; and the third sometimes stays with his impoverished mother and stepfather, but as often tries to survive on his own.

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