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Season 10, Episode 8 Girls Like Us

First Aired: July 22, 1997

“Girls like Us” tracks four South Philadelphia teens over the course of four years, letting them describe what it's like to be a female teenager in America's inner cities. Filmmakers Jane C. Wagner and Tina DiFeliciantonio won the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)

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