ITVS in the News

Posted on April 29, 2011

A sampling of coverage from PBS NewsHour, USA Today, Wired, and more… Miniature Town Brings Its Creator a New Life In a documentary released last year and out this week on DVD, entitled Marwencol, Malmberg takes audiences inside Hogancamp’s fictional city, his real life and his struggle with public recognition after his photographs started appearing in New York galleries. “I thought it would be a weekend shoot, but it ended up being a four-year shoot,” said Malmberg in an interview at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival last year. Marwencol is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray and will be broadcast on PBS’ Independent Lens April 26th. 

USA Today Blog – Pop Candy: I love this film: Marwencol The great thing about Marwencol is it's unlike any other movie... I think you'll find that once you visit Marwencol, you'll definitely want to return.

PBS NEWSHOUR: Tonight on PBS, Remaking a Life In the Made-Up World of Marwencol Art Beat’s Jeffery Brown conducts a video interview with Marwencol director, Jeff Malmberg. 

PBS NEWSHOUR: 'Better This World' Looks at Domestic Terrorism, Political Activism Post-9/11 NewsHour’s Art Beat talked to filmmakers Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, N.C. Exclusive screening on PBS’ Independent Lens Fan Page On Facebook and Livestream In honor of Earth Day, PBS series Independent Lens will present an exclusive screening of the highly acclaimed documentary, by Mai Iskander on Thursday, April 21, 6:00 PM PT / 9:00 PM ET on the Independent Lens fan page on Facebook or Livesteam. 

Angela Bassett talks Daisy Bates and Independent Lens “I did an Independent Lens, a film on PBS entitled Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock. …Daisy Bates really was a driving force in getting the Little Rock Nine together. I did a voice over for the film… I tell the kids, that people have fought, died and suffered so you can have an education and be whatever it is you need to be.

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