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Seeking the Truth About Female Genital Cutting in Somaliland

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Nicholas Kristof confronts Miriam and Farhiya in a clinic in Somaliland. The two women are traditional birth attendants and also perform female genital mutilation. However, they tell Kristof that this is a practice they have stopped doing three pears prior. Kristof investigates to find out the truth behind these claims.

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Episodes of Independent Lens11

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No Más Bebés

Watch this film through February 21.

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In Football We Trust

Watch this film through February 24.

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Autism in Love

Watch this film through April 9.

1:13:18

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East of Salinas

Watch this film through February 29.

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Black Panther Style

The Black Panthers premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, February 16, 2016.

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Free Breakfast Program

The Black Panthers premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, February 16, 2016.

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Women in the Black Panthers

The Black Panthers premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, February 16, 2016.

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Paranoia

(T)ERROR premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, February 22, 2016.

1:41

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Misty's Career in Jeopardy

A Ballerina's Tale premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, February 8, 2016.

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