Independent Lens

  • 1999
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films.

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Season 2, Episode 6 Passing Through; Graham's Diner

First Aired: November 6, 2000

“Passing Through,” about a Korean-American adoptee's search for his identity in his homeland; “Graham's Diner,” a comic drama about a jaded photographer (Yolanda Snowball) who returns home, an action that's not good news for her family. Courtney Byrd is the writer-director of “Graham's Diner.” Nathan Adolfson is the producer-director of “Passing Through,” which chronicles his own visit to Korea in 1995-96.

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  • Premiered: August 9, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films. (more)

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