ITVS Puts the ‘Independent’ in the Independent Spirit Awards

Posted on February 24, 2012

The Interrupters, Where Soldiers Come From, We Were Here, and Hell and Back Again were among the documentaries nominated for this year's Independent Spirit Awards.



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)

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