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  1. ITVS Programs Nominated for Six Emmy Awards

    July 14, 2009

    The nominees for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today and ITVS programs received an impressive six nominations. Among the nominees are two Independent Lens programs––CHICAGO 10 and HARD ROAD HOME. CHICAGO 10, directed by Brett Morgen, received a nomination in the Outstanding Individual Achievement In A Craft: Graphic

  2. Filmmaker Lisa Russell Wins Boston/New England Emmy Award for BI-RACIAL HAIR

    June 9, 2009

    Filmmaker Lisa Russell was recently honored at the Boston/New England Emmy Awards for her short film BI-RACIAL HAIR, which will have an encore presentation tonight at 10:00 PM on Independent Lens with THE ORDER OF MYTHS (check local listings). Read about her experience making the film, attending the ceremony and what she thought about getting bumped by

  3. At the Peabody Awards with Vice President and Indie Lens Series Producer Lois Vossen

    May 19, 2009

    Yesterday, I attended the 2009 Peabody Awards ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. This year, PBS received six Peabody Awards and I’m proud to say that one-third of those went to Independent Lens. Taking home awards were Maria Finitzo for MAPPING STEM CELL RESEARCH: Terra Incognita, which looks at Dr. Jack Kessler, a prominent

  4. GOODBYE SOLO Filmmaker Wins Fellowship

    April 16, 2009

    Congratulations to Ramin Bahrani for being selected to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship, which are given to individuals with exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Be sure to tune into Charlie Rose next week to watch Ramin discuss his upcoming ITVS film GOODBYE SOLO, which looks at Solo, a friendly

  5. BANISHED Wins Erik Barnouw Award

    April 13, 2009

    BANISHED, by Marco Williams, recently was awarded an Erik Barnouw Award, which recognizes outstanding reporting and programming on television or in documentary film that is concerned with American history. From the 1860s to the 1920s, dozens of towns and counties across America violently expelled entire African American communities, forcing