Independent Lens and ITVS Community are pleased to present Community Voices: short videos developed by independent filmmakers and community partners from around the United States. F
From a flea market to the Democratic National Convention to an independent recording studio, emerging and first-time filmmakers provide new perspectives on democracy in America today. Contributing partners include GenerationEngage, The Public Square, Kartemquin Films, Independent Feature Project (IFP) Chicago, Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV), the Columbia College Television Department and Kentucky Educational Television. Watch and listen to Community Voices >>
Check out one of the videos below:
YOUNG BLACK VOTER traces the personal journey of aspiring Kentucky filmmaker Lavel White from a disengaged youth—who occasionally committed petty crimes—to a hopeful young adult, actively involved in the political process and community issues.
From our blog
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.
March 8, 2018
ITVS-funded filmmaker Erika Cohn to discuss the unexpected joy in meeting Judge Kholoud and the project that became The Judge.