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 7, Episode 29 A Lion in the House

First Aired: June 22, 2006

The conclusion of the compelling film “A Lion in the House,” which examines the physical and emotional struggles of children with cancer over a six-year period. The focus is on Jen, a 7-year-old who has leukemia; and Al, a young boy with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. There are also updates on the conditions of Tim, Alex and Justin, including difficult decisions for the parents of Alex and Justin.

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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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