PBS Engage hosted a “Social Media & Online Video Studio” at the recent South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive & Film conference in Austin, Texas. Filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly discussed their film THE WAY WE GET BY, which was recently funded by ITVS through the LINCS funding initiative and will air this year on P.O.V. on PBS. Since March 2003, almost 700,000 soldiers and marines from across the country have been greeted at the Bangor International Airport. THE WAY WE GET BY follows a group of senior citizens who are making history by using handshakes and hugs to play a critical role in the Iraq war. Check out the video and learn more about their film:
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ITVS-funded filmmaker Erika Cohn to discuss the unexpected joy in meeting Judge Kholoud and the project that became The Judge.
February 27, 2018
How do you know if documentary film makes a difference in the world? If you’re a social scientist, you evaluate it.That’s what the Aspen Planning and Evaluation Program did in one of the most extensive studies ever to look at the impact of documentary film in a global development setting (173 pages with attachments, for those counting). The recently…
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For the second consecutive year, an ITVS-funded film will contend for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.