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    2019 Sundance Film Festival for U.S, Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency
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    2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
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    2019 Sundance Film Festival for U.S. Grand Jury Prize Documentary
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    2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
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    2019 Sundance Film Festival for World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for No Borders
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    2019 Tribeca Film Festival for Best Cinematography - Documentary
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    Jobs

    We’re hiring! Join us and help fuel the future of filmmaking.

    Full Time

    • Research & Evaluation Manager

      SAN FRANCISCO - Work with our senior management to develop and implement a new phase of research & evaluation strategy.

    • Director of National Events

      SAN FRANCISCO - Help drive our overall event strategy and lead the design and execution of public-facing events.

    • Social Media Manager

      SAN FRANCISCO - Join our creative team and develop strategies for engaging our audiences across social platforms.

    • Outreach Strategist

      SAN FRANCISCO - Develop, inform, and execute outreach strategies that maximize the impact of ITVS film content within thematic content initiatives serving the public interest.

    • Director of Engagement & Impact

      SAN FRANCISCO - Help expand the reach and impact of ITVS films through innovative strategies developed in collaboration with public media organizations and other partner networks.

    • Contracts Attorney

      SAN FRANCISCO - Serve as Contracts Attorney on our Business & Legal Affairs team preparing, negotiating, and reviewing a wide variety of media, film, and technology agreements.

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    IN THE PRESS

    1. WE BELIEVE IN DINOSAURS PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2020 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      February 5, 2020
      (San Francisco, CA) — We Believe in Dinosaurs explores what happens when religious ideology clashes with mainstream science in modern day America. Called the Ark Encounter, the 510-foot Noah’s Ark experience in rural Williamstown, Kentucky, is located 45 miles south of its sister attraction, the Creation Museum. It has been designed to prove the Bible
    2. ALWAYS IN SEASON PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      January 28, 2020
      (San Francisco, CA) — A haunting exploration of racial violence in America, Always in Season takes an unflinching look at the multi-generational impact of lynching, connecting the racial violence that persists today to historic terrorism. The film centers on the case of Lennon Lacy, an African American teen who was found hanging from a swing set in
    3. COOKED: SURVIVAL BY ZIP CODE PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2020 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      January 24, 2020
      (San Francisco, CA) — A Chicago heat wave, one of the deadliest in U.S. history, which left 739 dead in neighborhoods that were predominantly home to Black and low-income families, anchors this searing new documentary feature, COOKED: Survival By Zip Code. Adapted from Eric Klinenberg's ground-breaking book HEAT WAVE: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in

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