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‘Independent Lens’ reveals music-based 2010 line up

PBS' 'Independent Lens' has announced its winter/spring 2010 lineup, which has a focus on art and music. Hosted by Maggie Gyllenhaal, the second half of the 2009/2010 slate includes the television premieres of Stephen Walker's Young@Heart, Benjamin Franzen and Kembrew McLeod's Copyright Criminals and Gabriel Noble's P-Star Rising. The series will also air an encore presentation of Byron Hurt's Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes. The rest of the line-up includes Herskovits At the Heart of Blackness and Behind the Rainbow, to air during Black History month; Dirt!, Garbage Dreams and more. The roster can be seen at http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/guide.html.
December 16, 2009

PBS’ ‘Independent Lens’ has announced its winter/spring 2010 lineup, which has a focus on art and music. Hosted by Maggie Gyllenhaal, the second half of the 2009/2010 slate includes the television premieres of Stephen Walker’s Young@Heart, Benjamin Franzen and Kembrew McLeod’s Copyright Criminals and Gabriel Noble’s P-Star Rising. The series will also air an encore presentation of Byron Hurt’s Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes. The rest of the line-up includes Herskovits At the Heart of Blackness and Behind the Rainbow, to air during Black History month; Dirt!, Garbage Dreams and more. The roster can be seen at http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/guide.html.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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