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The ITVS Mission

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    2018 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
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    2018 Sundance U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking
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    2017 Academy Awards - Best Feature Documentary
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    2017 Peabody Awards - Institutional Winner
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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. Conscience Point Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, November 18, 2019, on PBS and PBS.org

      October 1, 2019
      (San Francisco, CA) — In Long Island’s Hamptons, one of the wealthiest areas in the nation and an epicenter of the luxury property boom, a clash of values is taking place. Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation — the original inhabitants of the beautiful peninsula — find themselves squeezed onto a tiny, impoverished reservation. Over hundreds of years,
    2. Decade of Fire Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, November 4, 2019 on PBS and PBS.org

      October 1, 2019
      (San Francisco, CA) — In the 1970s, the Bronx was on fire. Left unprotected by the city government, nearly a quarter-million people were displaced as their close-knit, multiethnic neighborhood burned to the ground, reducing the community to rubble. While insidious government policies caused the devastation, it was the African American and Latino
    3. The Interpreters Premieres on Independent Lens on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019, on PBS and PBS.org

      October 1, 2019
      (San Francisco, CA) — During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 50,000 local interpreters helped protect U.S. military forces on the ground, enabling them to communicate with the local population. But those who took the job were often considered traitors. In the aftermath of war, some have been able to leave their home countries and reach safety,

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