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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 12, Episode 19 Waste Land

First Aired: April 19, 2011

Renowned artist Vik Muniz travels from Brooklyn to Rio de Janeiro, where he collaborates with a band of catadores who collect recyclable materials from a massive garbage dump located on the outskirts of the city.