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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 3, Episode 6 The Split Horn

First Aired: October 12, 2001

“The Split Horn” chronicles the 17-year odyssey of a Hmong shaman and his family from Laos to Wisconsin. Filmmaker Taggart Siegel focuses on the cultural transformation the family undergoes as the father struggles to maintain ties to the old ways.