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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 20 China Blue

First Aired: April 3, 2007

Micha X. Peled's film “China Blue” looks at the challenges and hardships faced by workers at a Chinese blue-jeans factory. The documentary focuses on a worker named Jasmine, who gets a job there after leaving her family's farm. Included: comments from the factory owner, a former chief of police.

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March 27, 2007

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Season 8, Episode 21

April 10, 2007