SAN FRANCISCO – ITVS, leading supporter of independent filmmakers, will celebrate its 25th anniversary at a luncheon during this year’s Sundance Festival. ITVS has spent the last 25 years focused on the importance of diversity in filmmaking; and has committed the organization’s next phase to being a change agent. ITVS-funded filmmaking alums have gone on to incredibly successful careers, and include among so many others Abigail E. Disney and Stanley Nelson; and is widely known for its award-winning curated series, Independent Lens.
Three ITVS-funded films NEWTOWN, TRAPPED and MAYA ANGELOU AND STILL I RISE are being screened at Sundance Film Festival. Film directors, Kim A. Snyder, Dawn Porter, and Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack, of NEWTOWN, TRAPPED and MAYA ANGELOU AND STILL I RISE respectively, will attend.
WHAT: ITVS 25th Anniversary Luncheon on the Importance of Diversity in FilmmakingMonday, January 25, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. MT
WHEN: Monday, January 25, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. MT
WHERE: The Mustang Restaurant890 Main St.
Park City, UT 84060
WHO: Jim Sommers, Senior Vice President of Content, ITVS
Lois Vossen, Independent Lens Executive Producer
Noland Walker, Senior Content Director and Independent Lens Co-CuratorKim A. Snyder, Director, NEWTOWN
Dawn Porter, Director, TRAPPED
Bob Hercules, Director, MAYA ANGELOU AND STILL I RISE
Rita Coburn Whack, Director, MAYA ANGELOU AND STILL I RISE
MEDIA RSVP: To attend, media should contact Dom Hawkins at 202-464-9522 or email@example.com.
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