Meet David Alfaro Siqueiros: activist, provocateur, and one of Mexico's greatest muralists.
Bold Stories Begin Here
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Latino Americans tells the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the gradual construction of a new American identity connecting and empowering millions of people today.
A tribute to Puerto Rican–born actor Raúl Juliá, who broke through barriers and inspired future generations of Latino actors.
Trailblazing Stories for Public Media
Partner with ITVS and we’ll give you the co-producing support you need to complete your project, every step of the way.
Open Call provides documentary funding and co-production support so you can complete your nonfiction work in progress, then air it on public television.Find out more
The deadline for this round was July 26, 2019 11:59 PM PDT
Diversity Development Fund
DDF gives producers of color up to $25,000 in research and development funding so you can develop your documentary for air on public television. Pre-production nonfiction projects only.Find out more
The deadline for this round was September 13, 2019 11:59 PM PDT
Digital Open Call
Digital Open Call offers research and development funding for you to pilot a story on public media digital platforms. Pre-production nonfiction projects only.Find out more
Reopens Winter 2020
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News August 26, 2019
Documentary filmmaker Tadashi Nakamura opens up about making a film about--and with--his father, longtime documentary maker and teacher Robert Nakamura.
PBS’s most-watched showcase of independent documentaries – and ITVS films