ITVS Joins AIR and Prairie Public Broadcasting to Support Award-Winning Black Gold Boom

Short Form Video Documentary and Online Companion Project Chronicle North Dakota Oil Boom


Blood Brother, Winner of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury and Audience Award, Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 20, 2014 on PBS

“An incisive and compassionate documentary that’s as much a transformative experience for audiences as it was for the filmmakers.” — Justin Lowe, The Hollywood Reporter


Playwright: From Page to Stage Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, December 16, 2013 on PBS

Film Traces the Journey of Two Outstanding New Voices in American Theater From Script to Opening Night


Frederick Wiseman’s Epic At Berkeley Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 13, 2014 on PBS


Groundbreaking Animation Series Injunuity Brings Real Native Issues to Public Television

Available as a half-hour program or nine interstitials.


The State of Arizona Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 27, 2014 on PBS

New Documentary Explores the Human Stories Behind Arizona’s Controversial “Show Me Your Papers” Immigration Law


Independent Lens Launches New Season of Community Cinema in More than 100 towns and Cities Across the County

Six Documentaries Featured in 2013-14 Season As Well As Online Social Screenings Through Innovative OVEE Platform


Jiro Dreams of Sushi Premieres on Independent Lens on Monday , December 23, 2013

Jiro Dreams of Sushi is as elegant and tasty as the splendid sushi prepared by the man in the title, and that is saying a lot.” - Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times


Xmas Without China Explores What it Means to Be “Made in China” in Identity and as a Consumer During Christmas

“A surprising, sweet, funny documentary that provokes without sermons.” — James Grimaldi, The Wall Street Journal


Academy Award Nominee How To Survive a Plague Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, December 30, 2013 on PBS

“Even if you lived through this era, went to protests, wept over the AIDS quilt and believed yourself aware, director David France’s assured, seamless directorial debut, rich with archival footage, will teach you something about courage, dedication and th