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Independent Lens Episode: "A Wok in Progress"

Season 2, Episode 10
Episode Synopsis: “A Wok in Progress,” a video journal by gastronome Paul Kwan about his recovery from a 1995 stroke, his dreams following the stroke and the role food played in both. Kwan's sister, a recent immigrant from Hong Kong, is also featured in the film, and the meals they share bring back memories of his childhood. “A Wok in Progress” is the third film in a trilogy that also includes “Anatomy of a Springroll” and “Pins and Noodles.” All three were made with Arnold Iger.
Original Air Date: Dec 4, 2000

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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