In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

Posted on November 26, 2010

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Deep Down Film Brings Kentucky's Mountaintop Removal Battle to PBS Viewers
Deep Down is an exceptional film, and a profoundly informative one, and should be required viewing for every American in our 48 states that burns coal--especially the new junior senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul. Read more >>>   


Tell Me More: Investigating Indian Brothers' Fate In Lost Sparrow
Two Crow Indian brothers had run away from the white Baptist family that adopted them out of a troubled home on the Crow reservation in Montana. Over seven years in their adoptive home, they had discovered a dark secret and were headed back to the reservation when they were killed. Host Michel Martin talks with filmmaker Chris Billing about his documentary Lost Sparrow, which details his quest to find out what happened to his adoptive brothers and to confront a painful family history. Read more >>>   

The Longoria Affair
...The Longoria Affair, a compelling documentary airing this month on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The film is an interesting mixture of history, sociology and politics, and it should not be missed. Read more >>>


Independent Lens: The Longoria Affair (El caso Longoria)
As the film charts a route from the Longoria Affair to the Voting Rights Act, it doesn’t lose sight of ongoing struggles to construct history in Three Rivers. “For many Mexican Americans,” says Santiago Hernandez, mariachi musician and employee of the federal prison in Three Rivers, the Longoria “incident is seen as a turning point in civil rights history.” He continued to work through April of this year to establish a marker in town, in honor of Private Longoria. Read more >>> <

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