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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 8, Episode 18 Stolen

First Aired: March 20, 2007

Rebecca Dreyfus's film “Stolen” recalls the 1990 theft of artwork from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, including Jan Vermeer's painting “The Concert.” The film follows art detective Harold Smith as he reinvestigates the famous heist. Also: letters written by Gardner and her friend Bernard Berenson are read by actors Blythe Danner and Campbell Scott.