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

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      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.

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    IN THE PRESS

    1. BRETT STORY’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY THE HOTTEST AUGUST PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      March 30, 2020
      (San Francisco, CA) Tuesday, March 24, 2020 — A film about climate change disguised as a portrait of collective anxiety, The Hottest August presents an up-close and personal look at New Yorkers’ growing concerns over a variety of societal changes, from rising rents to marching white nationalists, during one sweltering month in 2017. Raising the specter
    2. BILL HANEY’S JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, APRIL 27 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      March 30, 2020
      (San Francisco, CA) Tuesday, March 24, 2020 —The story of one warmhearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer, Jim Allison: Breakthrough from filmmaker Bill Haney is an homage to an unconventional superhero — a pioneering, harmonica-playing scientist who triumphed over a doubtful medical establishment to save innumerable
    3. NANFU WANG’S ONE CHILD NATION TO MAKE PUBLIC TELEVISION DEBUT ON PBS’S INDEPENDENT LENS IN MARCH

      February 27, 2020
      (San Francisco, CA) — China’s one-child policy, the extreme population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, may have ended in 2015, but the process of dealing with the trauma of its brutal enforcement is only just beginning. From award-winning documentarian Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang, One Child Nation explores

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