Press Releases

  1. Two Independent Lens Films Nominated for Emmys

    July 13, 2004

    Contact: Mary Lugo 770/623-8190 Cara White 843/881-1480 Randall Cole 415/356-8383 Wilson Ling415/356-8383 (San Francisco, CA) — Two films from Independent Lens — Tracy Droz Tragos's BE GOOD, SMILE PRETTY and Johnny Symons's DADDY & PAPA — have been nominated by

  2. Los Angeles Now

    June 29, 2004

    Contact:Mary Lugo 770/623-8190 lugo@negia.netCara White 843/881-1480 carapub@aol.comRandall Cole 415/356-8383 randall_cole@itvs.orgWilson Ling415/ For the program companion website, visit "Los Angeles may be a diagnostic of what a different America will look like and feel like

  3. Independent Lens Announces Fall 2004 Season

    June 21, 2004

    Contact:Mary Lugo at 770/623-8190/ Cara White at 843/881-1480/ Randall Cole at 415/356-8383 X 254/ (San Francisco, CA) The Independent Television Service (ITVS) today announced the lineup for the Fall 2004 season of as well as highlights from the upcoming Spring 2005 season. The critically

  4. Amasong Chorus: Singing Out

    April 23, 2004

    “I had to decide what I wanted to do with my life. Am I going to be a professional activist, a civil rights attorney, a labor organizer, or am I going to be a musician? I had to go with the music. What Amasong allowed me to do was to be a lesbian and a musician. I guess I moved from political activism to musical activism.”—Kristina Boerger, founder of Amasong:

  5. Refugee

    March 31, 2004

    Program companion website, visit (San Francisco, CA) — For Mike Siv, the trip begins innocently enough. "Me and my homies, David and Paul, we're going to Cambodia. We'll see the sights, visit family, have some fun.” But after their journey, they will never be the same. These three young refugees, raised on the streets of San