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Independent Lens Episode: "Race Is the Place"

Season 7, Episode 6
Episode Synopsis: “Race Is the Place” is a provocative and unsettling look at racism in America, featuring insightful commentary---both angry and humorous---from artists, poets, rappers and comedians. The film includes footage of racist depictions of minorities in cartoons and commercials. Included are comments from comic Ahmed Ahmed, performance artist Kate Rigg, and poets Mayda Del Valle and Haunani-Kay Trask.
Original Air Date: Nov 22, 2005
Guest Cast Mayda Del Valle Ahmed Ahmed Kate Rigg Haunani-Kay Trask

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films.

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