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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 11, Episode 5 D Tour

First Aired: November 10, 2009

"D Tour" follows Rogue Wave drummer Pat Spurgeon on the road with his indie-rock group as he balances the demands of being in a band with the challenges of having a failing kidney---dialysis, dietary restrictions and searching for a living-donor match. Featured are performances by Rogue Wave, Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Nada Surf, John Vanderslice and the Moore Brothers.