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  1. ITVS Programs Nominated for Six Emmy Awards

    July 15, 2010

    The nominees for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today and ITVS programs received an impressive six nominations. Among the nominees are three Independent Lens programs — Tulia, Texas; No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo and Vilmos; and Crips and Bloods: Made in America. Tulia, Texas — by filmmakers Cassandra Herrman and

  2. Ask Not Snags Outstanding Doc at GLAAD Awards

    June 18, 2010

    ITVS-funded Ask Not by Johnny Symons was honored for Outstanding Documentary at the GLAAD Media Awards earlier this month in San Francisco. Ask Not originally aired in June 2009 on Independent Lens. Equally important is the attention such an award will draw to the national debate over Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT.) The film explores the genesis of that

  3. Glee and Independent Lens — Peabodys in a Pod

    May 19, 2010

    Lois Vossen, series producer of Independent Lens and Vice President of ITVS, attended the Peabody Awards ceremony Monday night at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, where the films Between the Folds and The Order of Myths won the prestigious award. She talks about the unprecedented evening:The 69th Annual Peabody Awards ceremony, hosted

  4. Two Independent Lens Programs Win Peabody Awards

    March 31, 2010

    The George Foster Peabody Awards, administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, is the oldest, and one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media. Among this year’s winners are two Independent Lens programs: Between the Folds, by Vanessa Gould, chronicles the stories of 10 fine artists and

  5. ITVS Film Vies for 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary

    March 5, 2010

    The Oscar buzz is in the air! This Sunday, March 7, Hollywood takes center stage for one of its biggest nights of the year with the 2010 Academy Awards. Competing for Best Documentary Feature is the ITVS film The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. Also, Independent Lens host Maggie Gyllenhaal received a nomination for