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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 9, Episode 15 Banished

First Aired: February 19, 2008

"Banished" recalls the forced evictions of black families from their homes in the years after the Civil War, and focuses on such occurrences in Harrison, Ark., Forsyth County, Ga., and Pierce City, Mo. Directed by Marco Williams.