Independent Lens Launches Indie Lens Storycast, New Web Channel Showcasing Independent Makers in Partnership with PBS Digital StudiosAugust 3, 2017
Launching online with four brand new docuseries beginning September 12 featuring short stories entertainingly told with big impact
July 27, 2017
(San Francisco, CA) Fifteen documentaries funded by ITVS have received News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations, it was announced today.
July 11, 2017
(San Francisco, CA) — Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist. Written and directed by John Scheinfeld, Chasing Trane is the definitive look at the boundary-shattering musician whose influence continues to this day.
Best Documentary Academy Award Nominee I Am Not Your Negro Premieres on Independent Lens on Monday, January 15, 2018 on PBSJuly 11, 2017
(San Francisco, CA) — One of the most acclaimed films of the year, a box office hit and a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 15, 2018, 10:00-11:30 PM ET (check local listings) on PBS.
May 2, 2017
(San Francisco, CA, May 3, 2017) — The prestigious Peabody Awards, now in its 76th year of recognizing the best in television and digital journalistic storytelling, has announced ITVS as this year's recipient of the Peabody Institutional Award.