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
March 8, 2018
ITVS-funded filmmaker Erika Cohn to discuss the unexpected joy in meeting Judge Kholoud and the project that became The Judge.
February 27, 2018
How do you know if documentary film makes a difference in the world? If you’re a social scientist, you evaluate it.That’s what the Aspen Planning and Evaluation Program did in one of the most extensive studies ever to look at the impact of documentary film in a global development setting (173 pages with attachments, for those counting). The recently…
January 23, 2018
For the second consecutive year, an ITVS-funded film will contend for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.