In January of this year, ITVS brought the epic five-part documentary series Have You Heard From Johannesburg by Connie Field to Independent Lens. This morning we learned that the series has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking!
As you prepare for the awards show we thought you might like to revisit the film with us to remember just what a sweeping document of the anti-Apartheid movement it is. You may also enjoy exploring the companion Apartheid timeline on the Independent Lens website or listen to the Soundtrack of a Revolution on Spotify. Our biggest congratulations to Connie, and best of luck at the Emmys!
From our blog
May 9, 2018
Councilwoman follows the story of Carmen, a hotel housekeeper and mother from the Dominican Republic striving to advocate for low-income workers from the margins to Providence, Rhode Island city politics. Her journey encourages us all to reflect on who should be responsible for the decision-making in our communities. Margo Guernsey, director of…
April 17, 2018
Now in it’s 77th year, the Peabody Awards announced the winners of the 2018 documentary prize. Of the nine documentaries that will be receiving awards, three are ITVS-funded; Newtown, Deej, and Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise will be honored on May 19 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York."Our documentary filmmakers know what hard work is all about," noted…
April 12, 2018
New ITVS board member Danfung Dennis brings traditional and cutting edge storytelling perspective to the ITVS governing body.