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 3, Episode 5 Who Owns the Past?

First Aired: October 5, 2001

“Who Owns the Past?” concerns the conflict between anthropologists and Native Americans over the discovery of a 9000-year-old skeleton on the banks of the Columbia River near Kennewick, Wash. At issue: the control of human remains found on ancestral Indian lands. Linda Hunt narrates.

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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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