Independent Lens 1999 | TV Show

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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 12, Episode 6 Deep Down

First Aired: November 23, 2010

"Deep Down" examines how a coal company's decision to mine in the Appalachian mountain community of Maytown, Ky., divides two lifelong friends and neighbors. While one campaigns to stop the company, the other contemplates making a deal. The documentary also delves into the practice of mountaintop removal mining, in which coal seams are exposed by blowing up mountaintops.

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