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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 1, Episode 2 Nothing but the Truth

First Aired: August 16, 1999

“Nothing but the Truth,” filmmaker Mark Steven Shepherd's take on the carnival atmosphere outside the Santa Monica, Cal., courthouse during O.J. Simpson's 1996-97 civil trial. Shepherd also looks at media coverage of the scene (and the trial), and follows tourists as they visit Simpson's Brentwood home and the site of the slayings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.