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 8, Episode 20 China Blue

First Aired: April 3, 2007

Micha X. Peled's film “China Blue” looks at the challenges and hardships faced by workers at a Chinese blue-jeans factory. The documentary focuses on a worker named Jasmine, who gets a job there after leaving her family's farm. Included: comments from the factory owner, a former chief of police.

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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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