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    Filmmakers Coping During COVID

    June 30, 2020

    5 Documentary teams are sharing their experience as a filmmaker during COVID and how they are coping with social distancing.

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    Ramona Diaz Explores Reproductive Justice in the Philippines

    May 12, 2020

    Ramona Diaz talks about her powerful ITVS Open Call and Diversity Development Fund-supported film "Motherland," including how she got through the complicated shoot at the world’s busiest maternity hospital, in Manila.

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    The Role of Filmmakers in Documenting Global Health Crises

    April 24, 2020

    Two of the filmmakers behind ITVS-supported Survivors reflect back on making a film during the Ebola outbreak in Africa and lessons we can learn during the COVID crisis.

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    Jenny Murray Amplifies the Untold Stories of the Women in the Sandinistas Revolution

    January 13, 2020

    The women combatants of the Sandinistas are some of the most compelling feminist leaders of all time, yet their story has mostly been erased from history. Their contributions to the revolution helped Nicaraguan women achieve equality and higher standards of living, only to see their party turn its back on women altogether. We spoke with director Jenny

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    “Everything Fell into Place”: Jeff Chang and Bao Nguyen Gon’ Be Alright

    November 20, 2019

    When everything dovetails together so nicely for a creative project, any other filmmaking team would love to know just how it happened. Serendipity? Lightning in a bottle? Blood, sweat, and tears?The collaborators behind the ITVS Short-Form Open Call-supported We Gon' Be Alright documentary web series, filmmaker Bao Nguyen and writer/producer Jeff