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  1. Good Vibes Coming Out of the PBS Annual Meeting

    May 18, 2012

    This article was originally posted on Current.org.What a great week in Denver! There was a renewed sense of optimism and purpose among our public television colleagues. Many stations reported good revenue news and the programming looks very promising. I don't normally promote programming directly, but I have to say a standout moment for me was watching

  2. A Look at the World Through Israeli Documentaries

    May 17, 2012

    Since its inception in 1999, DocAviv has become one of the leading cultural events in Israel with the aim of promoting Israeli and international documentary film. ITVS’s Claire Aguilar attended the 2012 DocAviv International Film Festival May 3-12, as a juror for Israeli Competition. Over the last 10 years, Israel has become one of the leading sources of

  3. How to Pitch Like a Pro: A Tribeca Guide

    May 2, 2012

    ITVS’s Claire Aguilar attended the 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival this past April, participating in the Tribeca Film Institute’s Filmmaker Pitch Workshop and acting as a juror for the Tribeca All Access Documentary Program.For the past five years, ITVS has participated in the Tribeca Film Festival in many different capacities, from the funder of

  4. The Island President Hits Theaters

    March 29, 2012

    The Island President may not be coming to Independent Lens until next season, but audiences don’t have to wait to see the story of former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed. In February, former President Mohamed Nasheed made headlines when he was forced to step down after the Maldivian police and army turned against him. Prior to the coup,

  5. Screening of FUTURESTATES at the Tribeca Film Festival

    March 27, 2012

    ITVS and the Tribeca Film Institute will be hosting a free screening of FUTURESTATES Season 3 on Saturday, April 21 at 2pm in New York City. What will be of America in 5, 25, or even 50 years from today? This series of independent mini-features, short narrative films created by established filmmakers and emerging talents, explores possible future