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Harvest Season

Bernardo Ruiz set out to capture the voices we don't hear from California's famed wine country. Then the firestorm hit.

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Farewell Ferris Wheel

Documenting migrant guest workers along America's carnival circuit became a decade long quest.

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    Courageous Storytelling: Turning the Lens to Disaster Survivors

    October 11, 2017

    Fearless documentary filmmaking is about trust: trust in yourself, your crew, your vision. But trust goes both ways. Unlike narrative filmmaking where contracts might stipulate the ground rules of interacting with your talent, bold storytellers of nonfiction need to go one step further and build trust with their participants. The question becomes:

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    Bold Storytelling Reigns at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards

    October 9, 2017

    It was an extraordinary evening for bold storytellers on Thursday, October 5th at the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards. Five ITVS documentaries, four for Independent Lens and one for POV, received Emmy® Awards. The winning films include: The Armor of Light (Independent Lens) for Outstanding Social Issue Documentary; Thank You for

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    Television Academy Selects ITVS as Recipient of 2017 Governors Award

    August 9, 2017

    Television Academy Selects ITVS as recipient of 2017 Governors Award

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  1. ITVS Board Elects Two New Members

    April 20, 2017

    ITVS is pleased to announce that Delida Costin and Sharon La Cruise have joined our Board of Directors.

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    Dawn Porter's "TRAPPED" Wins Peabody Award

    April 19, 2017

    ITVS-funded film TRAPPED wins a 2017 Peabody Award, and four more ITVS films were finalists.