Independent Lens 1999 | TV Show

Cast & Crew  |  Episode Guide

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

User Rating:3.87 out of 5 (23 ratings)

Your Rating:

Season 9, Episode 27 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story

First Aired: June 19, 2008

"Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story" recalls the 1977 kidnapping of schoolgirl Megumi Yokota from her Japanese hometown by North Korean agents, who took her to North Korea. The film also examines the efforts of Yokata's parents to find out what happened to her. In 2002, the North Korean government admitted to the kidnapping, and to the abduction of 14 other people.

Previous Episode

Deep Water

Season 9, Episode 26

June 15, 2008

Next Episode

Chicago 10

Season 10, Episode 1

October 22, 2008

Trending TonightSee all »

Shop