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 10, Episode 1 Chicago 10

First Aired: October 22, 2008

The Season 10 opener features "Chicago 10," which blends archival footage with animation to recall the troubled events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention and the subsequent trial of the Chicago 7, who were charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot. Written and directed by Brett Morgen, the film features the voice talent of Hank Azaria, Roy Scheider, Jeffrey Wright, Mark Ruffalo, Dylan Baker, Nick Nolte and Liev Schreiber.

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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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