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The ITVS Mission

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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. LEFTOVER WOMEN PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2020 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      January 17, 2020
      China’s former one-child policy has resulted in a severe demographic imbalance, a country that today has 30 million more men than women. Facing pressure from a government that approaches this ratio as a threat to social stability, and receiving scrutiny from parents who believe that only marriage will create lifelong security for their daughters,
    2. THE FIRST RAINBOW COALITION PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2020 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      January 16, 2020
      A little-known 1960s movement in Chicago brought together a trailblazing alliance of community groups, including the Black Panthers, to confront social issues. Told through rare archival footage and interviews with former Coalition members, filmmaker Ray Santisteban’s The First Rainbow Coalition took more than a decade to complete and depicts the
    3. ACCEPT THE CALL PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG

      January 8, 2020
      Twenty-five years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minneapolis, Minnesota his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting. In Accept the Call, filmmaker Eunice Lau chronicles Yusuf’s journey over three years as he tries to understand why his son would

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