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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 2, Episode 2 No Hair Day

First Aired: October 9, 2000

Three breast-cancer patients flaunt their bald heads at a photo session in “No Hair Day,” a documentary in which the women also reflect about their struggles with the disease in stories that mix courage and humor. Another segment follows one of the women (Deborah Dorsey, the wife of filmmaker Bob Burns) as she undergoes chemotherapy.