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Maggie Gyllenhaal to host ‘Independent Lens’

PBS' long running series 'Independent Lens' is gaining a new host for the 2009/2010 season. Maggie Gyllenhaal will make her debut with the doc series October 13, 2009 when the season kicks off with Herb & Dorothy, a documentary about a postal worker and his librarian wife who have created one of best, and most priceless, collections of contemporary art in the world. Past seasons of 'Independent Lens' have been presented by actors such as Edie Falco, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle and Susan Sarandon.
September 22, 2009

PBS’ long running series ‘Independent Lens’ is gaining a new host for the 2009/2010 season. Maggie Gyllenhaal will make her debut with the doc series October 13, 2009 when the season kicks off with Herb & Dorothy, a documentary about a postal worker and his librarian wife who have created one of best, and most priceless, collections of contemporary art in the world. Past seasons of ‘Independent Lens’ have been presented by actors such as Edie Falco, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle and Susan Sarandon.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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