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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 7, Episode 29 A Lion in the House

First Aired: June 22, 2006

The conclusion of the compelling film “A Lion in the House,” which examines the physical and emotional struggles of children with cancer over a six-year period. The focus is on Jen, a 7-year-old who has leukemia; and Al, a young boy with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. There are also updates on the conditions of Tim, Alex and Justin, including difficult decisions for the parents of Alex and Justin.

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Season 7, Episode 28

June 21, 2006

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