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    From Fashion to Food and Beyond: Billy Luther Brings Native Stories to the Forefront

    November 1, 2019

    Filmmaker and producer Billy Luther's first feature documentary Miss Navajo, which follows a young woman competing in the Miss Navajo beauty pageant, aired nationally on Independent Lens after premiering in the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Since then, Luther has collaborated with Independent Lens on the alter-NATIVE series highlighting the

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    Native Filmmaker Jeffrey Palmer Tells N. Scott Momaday's Story

    October 29, 2019

    Native American filmmaker Jeffrey Palmer talks with writer Jason Asenap about making a film on one of the preeminent Native writers, N. Scott Momaday, including how he shot the flashback recreations and animated sequences.

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    Dawn Porter's "TRAPPED" Wins Peabody Award

    April 19, 2017

    ITVS-funded film TRAPPED wins a 2017 Peabody Award, and four more ITVS films were finalists.

  4. Budget Update from ITVS

    March 23, 2017

    ITVS, alongside other organizations, will continue to underscore the importance of federal funds for our nation’s public media system and the value of independently produced programming on our public airwaves.