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  1. ITVS Picks Up Honors at IDA Awards

    December 3, 2011

    The IDA Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in documentary filmmaking and on Friday in Los Angeles the ITVS-funded Better This World collected the prize for Best Music. Plus, ITVS's longstanding partner POV earned Best Continuing Series — a well deserved recognition for their 25 year commitment to independently produced documentary

  2. Six ITVS Documentaries to Screen in Competition at Sundance 2012

    November 30, 2011

    On Wednesday, ITVS welcomed the announcement that six of its funded films have been selected to screen in competition at the upcoming 2012 Sundance Film Festival (January 19-29). ITVS domestic co-productions claimed four of the 16 spots in this year’s U.S. Documentary competition and two of the 12 spots in the World Documentary competition. There could

  3. Four ITVS Films Up for Independent Spirit Awards

    November 30, 2011

    Among the docs nominated are: The Interrupters, Where Soldiers Come From, We Were Here, and Hell and Back Again — the last two will air this season on Independent Lens.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

  4. Over a Dozen ITVS Films at IDFA

    November 25, 2011

    IDFA is one of the world's leading documentary film festivals, held annually in Amsterdam in November, since 1988.  This year, BTB is proud to report that over a dozen ITVS films will be showcased at IDFA. Congratulations to all the filmmakers! See a complete list of the films — and watch the trailers — after the jump. Bitter Seeds Family Portrait in Black

  5. Reel Injun Revisited on Independent Lens

    November 24, 2011

    Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian by Neil Diamond — which premiered on Independent Lens last season — is an exciting, insightful and entertaining documentary about the evolution of the image of North American Native people (“The Indians”) in famous Hollywood movies, from the silent era to today. The film earned a George Foster Peabody Award