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    For Royal Rodgers, Perseverance Is Key

    August 26, 2019

    We spoke with Royal Rodgers, whose project Hollywood’s Architect was among the very first films to receive ITVS development funding in 2004, and is due at last to air on PBS in 2020.

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    In Remembrance of Filmmaker Roland Legiardi-Laura

    April 27, 2016

    It is with great sadness that we say farewell to independent filmmaker, poet, beloved teacher, activist and storyteller, Roland Legiardi-Laura who died April 20, 2016. We welcomed Roland into the ITVS family in 2008 with his documentary To Be Heard, which he co-directed and produced with Edwin Martinez, Deborah Shaffer, and Amy Sultan. To Be

  3. How "Oil & Water" Came Together

    September 17, 2014

    Guest post by the directors of the ITVS-funded documentary Oil & Water.

  4. Wonder Women! Inspires WONDER CITY Game

    April 15, 2013

    By Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Kelcey EdwardsFilmmakers, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines WONDER CITY has been developed as companion game to the PBS documentary feature, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (tonight at 10 pm on Independent Lens). While the film encourages young audiences to explore pop

  5. Adrian Baker on Animating Native American Oral History

    March 13, 2013

    Originally posted on the Independent Lens BlogSometimes, the shameful chapters of our past deserve to be excavated through an animated short, the form du jour for oral history projects such as StoryCorps. From the PBS Online Film Festival, the short documentary Injunuity: Buried features the story of a Native American burial ground and shellmound