With the Academy Awards right around the corner, it is important to remember that the Independent Spirit Awards are also this weekend. ITVS has four films nominated, The Interrupters and We Were Here are up for Best Doc, with Hell and Back Again and Where Soldiers Come From in the Truer Than Fiction category. The Independent Spirit Awards take place on Saturday, February 25th. Click here for more information. Join ITVS in congratulating all the filmmakers and check out the trailers after the jump.
Hell and Back Again By Danfung Dennis (Director/Producer), Mike Lerner (Producer), Martin Herring (Producer)
The Interupters By Steve James (Producer/Director), Alex Kotlowitz (Producer), and Zak Piper (Co-Producer)
Where Soldiers Come From By Heather Courtney (Producer/Director)
We Were Here By David Weissman (Producer/Director)
From our blog
May 9, 2018
Councilwoman follows the story of Carmen, a hotel housekeeper and mother from the Dominican Republic striving to advocate for low-income workers from the margins to Providence, Rhode Island city politics. Her journey encourages us all to reflect on who should be responsible for the decision-making in our communities. Margo Guernsey, director of…
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.