Press Releases

  1. TED Talks: War & Peace Premieres Monday, May 30, 2016 on PBS

    April 8, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO – Filmed at New York's The Town Hall theater and hosted by best-selling author and comedian Baratunde Thurston, TED Talks: War & Peace explores the impact of war through the eyes of those who have experienced its every aspect: soldiers, journalists, doctors, mothers and more. Featuring thought-provoking ideas, short films and a

  2. Trapped Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, June 20, 2016 on PBS

    March 29, 2016

    (San Francisco, CA) — Trapped, a new documentary from filmmaker Dawn Porter, goes to the front lines of the controversial battle currently being waged over so-called TRAP laws — Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers — which reproductive rights advocates believe are designed to restrict access to abortion. Told through the eyes of doctors, clinic

  3. Dogtown Redemption Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, May 16, 2016 on PBS

    March 11, 2016

    (San Francisco, CA) – A surprising number of people make their living off our nation’s vast rivers of trash. They are America’s unseen. Dogtown Redemption follows the lives of three of these people over seven years: Jason Witt, the Olympic champion of recycling, who often hauls a shopping cart that weighs over a ton; Landon Goodwin, a former minister who

  4. TED Talks: Science and Wonder Premieres Wednesday, March 30 on PBS

    March 1, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA– TED Talks: Science and Wonder, the first of three new TED Talks specials planned for 2016, premieres Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings)on PBS. Filmed at New York's The Town Hall theater and hosted by best-selling author and comedian Baratunde Thurston, TED Talks: Science and Wonder features talks

  5. My Nazi Legacy Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, May 2, 2016 on PBS

    February 17, 2016

    (San Francisco, CA) – A powerful and unsettling account of the toll of inherited guilt, My Nazi Legacy explores the relationship between two men, each of whom are the sons of high-ranking Nazi officials, and the eminent human rights lawyer Philippe Sands, whose family perished at the hands of the Nazis. As the three men travel together on an emotional