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What Role Do Documentaries Play in Conversations About Race?

The study engaged more than 200 participants from U.S. cities.

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Welcoming the Newest Films to ITVS Family in 2020

"Documentary filmmakers show us the true meaning of love, community and commitment."

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    ITVS Takes Home Three 2020 News & Documentary Emmy Awards

    September 22, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that ITVS-supported films were honored with three prestigious News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Congrats to the winning filmmakers. Read on for more.

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    Brothers Journey to Jamaica for "Driver Radio"

    September 21, 2020

    Hit the road in Jamaica with the Brodie brothers and learn more about what drew them back to the island of childhood trips for their new web series, on working with ITVS, and whether film school is worth it.

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    "Art Has to Capture the Struggle of Our People": Lorena Manriquez and Siqueiros

    September 4, 2020

    Director Lorena Manríquez spoke with me about the filmmaking process behind her film about Mexican muralist David Siqueiros, as well as the persistence required, and working during COVID quarantine.

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    Reflecting on the First-Ever All-Virtual ITVS Independents Summit

    August 27, 2020

    Over the last month, we came together—virtually—with filmmakers and thought leaders for the ITVS Independents Summit. From virtual panels, check-ins, and happy hours, find out what we learned in our recap.

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    "Filmmaking Is Not a Career, It’s a Calling"

    August 12, 2020

    Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña talks about the PBS series she produced, "Asian Americans," as well as her extensive career, her association with ITVS, and racism during the time of COVID.