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  1. Live Chat with Children of Haiti Filmmaker Alex Hammond

    January 12, 2011

    BTB is pleased to welcome the director of Children of Haiti, Alex Hammond, for a live chat today, Wednesday January 12 at Noon Pacific (3 PM EST). Children of Haiti aired Tuesday night on Independent Lens, one year after the devastating earthquake rocked the nation. Log on to the event below and start loading your questions for Alex. We hope to get to them all.

  2. Tonight on Independent Lens: Children of Haiti

    January 11, 2011

    In the midst of Haiti’s lush mountains and historical relics is an epidemic of over 500,000 orphan children who wander the streets day and night. Known as the “soulless” and forgotten by their own people, they do what they must to survive each day. Children of Haiti, airing Tuesday night at 10 PM on Independent Lens (check local listings) follows three

  3. Next on BTB Live: All About International Call

    November 22, 2010

    ATTENTION all non-U.S. filmmakers, the new International Call deadline of December 10, 2010 is quickly approaching. Join us this Wednesday November 24 for a live chat here at 5 AM Pacific Standard Time. ITVS Programming Manager Cynthia Kane will be taking your questions so be sure and find out what time the chat is for you. All questions are welcome on the

  4. Live Chat with Director Meghan Eckman

    October 20, 2010

    Independent Lens kicked off its ninth season last night with the broadcast premiere of The Parking Lot Movie! The documentary, by first-time director Meghan Eckman, explores the rarefied world of one small parking lot in a college town, and the asphalt philosophers who work there.  Love’em or laugh at ‘em these overeducated attendants find a way to over

  5. DOC TALKS Teleseminar to feature Independent Lens Series Producer

    October 11, 2010

    What does it take to get your doc on Independent Lens? How is the Emmy Award-winning series curated? Don’t ask us, ask Lois Vossen, series producer for Independent Lens and Vice President at ITVS. Lois will be answering questions by phone via DOC TALKS, a teleseminar hosted by DocuMentors, an online documentary resource and learning center. If you’ve