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 15, Episode 6 Jiro Dreams of Sushi

First Aired: December 23, 2013

This profile of acclaimed sushi chef Jiro Ono delves into the octogenarian's life, including his difficult childhood and his early days in the restaurant business, and examines the techniques and philosophies he employs in putting together a dish.

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