In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

Posted on May 4, 2009

Seattle NBC affiliate reports on the Community Cinema screening of CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, hosted by KCTS, and the impact of gang violence in the community. Watch the full report >>

“WINGS OF DEFEAT combines interview footage and visits to Japanese war museums with rarely screened propaganda movies and posters as well as original animation.” Read more >>

“CRIPS AND BLOODS provides an in-depth historical exploration of gang violence, with plenty of smart sociology on the side. The eye-opening film, directed by Stacy Peralta and narrated by Forest Whitaker, premieres Tuesday, May 12, as part of PBS' Independent Lens.” Read more >>

Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai of the Independent Lens film TAKING ROOT discusses her time in the U.S. during the civil rights era, the negative media attention on Africa and challenges for the African citizenry. Watch the full report >>

Isha Sesay sits down with Kenyan environmentalist and Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai to discuss TAKING ROOT on Independent Lens and her life's work. Watch the clip below:


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