Independent Lens 1999 | TV Show

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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 14, Episode 11 Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

First Aired: April 15, 2013

Examining the evolution of Wonder Woman and other female superheroes, whose depictions through the decades have often mirrored societal anxieties about strong women. The film features Lynda Carter ("Wonder Woman") and Lindsay Wagner ("The Bionic Woman"); Gloria Steinem; comics artist-writer Trina Robbins; original Riot Grrl Kathleen Hanna; Wonder Woman fans; and author Jen Stuller ("Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology").

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Mar 16
10:00pm
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