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 16 Detropia

First Aired: May 27, 2013

"Detropia" delves into the difficulties facing the Motor City, which include a declining population and disappearing jobs, through the eyes of Detroiters, including a bar owner, a blogger, a local union president, young artists and illegal "scrappers" who sell steel and copper pipes they salvage from abandoned buildings.

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May 13, 2013

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Season 14, Episode 17

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