ITVS in the News

Posted on December 27, 2011

A sampling of coverage from The New York Times, Realscreen.com, and more…

The New York Times: Dot Earth Blog: If a Tree Falls, Can it win an Oscar? ...an extraordinary documentary by the brilliant young filmmakers Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman that explores the prosecution of members of the Earth Liberation Front for a series of costly arson fires. 

The New York Times: Year-End Lists: Top Ten Movies of 2011 David Weissman's documentary We Were Here was among the top films (fiction & documentary) selected by Stephen Holden. 

Womens eNews: Daughters of Imprisoned Moms Regroup for a Sequel Troop 1500, rebroadcasting tonight on PBS's Independent Lens, is about Girl Scouts who trek together to visit mothers behind bars. Director Ellen Spiro talks here about the reunion sequel she is making with the daughters, five years later. 

Realscreen.com: PBS unveils 2012 Black History Month line-up U.S. public broadcaster PBS has unveiled the programming for Black History Month in February, including a number of specials and feature docs looking at a variety of historical events from the post-Emancipation era to the rise of the Black Power movement. 

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  1. Three ITVS-Funded Documentaries Will Receive Peabody Awards

    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

  2. Danfung Dennis - Filmmaker, Photographer, and VR Storyteller - Joins the ITVS Board

    April 12, 2018

    New ITVS board member Danfung Dennis brings traditional and cutting edge storytelling perspective to the ITVS governing body.

  3. When Your Film Protagonist Finds You

    March 8, 2018

    ITVS-funded filmmaker Erika Cohn to discuss the unexpected joy in meeting Judge Kholoud and the project that became The Judge.