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  1. ITVS Picks Up Two Independent Spirit Awards

    February 29, 2012

    ITVS-funded The Interrupters and Where Soldiers Come From were among the night’s big winners at the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards celebrate the spirited pioneers who bring a unique vision to the world of independent filmmaking. This past weekend Where Soldiers Come From picked up the Truer Than Fiction award, while The

  2. ITVS Puts the ‘Independent’ in the Independent Spirit Awards

    February 24, 2012

    The Interrupters, Where Soldiers Come From, We Were Here, and Hell and Back Again were among the documentaries nominated for this year's Independent Spirit Awards.With the Academy Awards right around the corner, it is important to remember that the Independent Spirit Awards are also this weekend. ITVS has four films nominated, The Interrupters and We

  3. Live Online Screening of The Interrupters

    February 20, 2012

    Kartemquin Films, PBS Frontline, and ITVS invite you to join the filmmakers and subjects of The Interrupters for a special live, online "social screening" of the film beginning at 5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET. Follow this link to participate in the screening.             Watch The Interrupters Preview on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.Participating in the

  4. Oakland Rallies Behind The Interrupters

    February 14, 2012

    Last week, Community Cinema broke records at the Oakland Museum of California with more than 450 audience members in attendance for The Interrupters.  The documentary, by filmmaker Steve James, will premiere Tuesday February 14 on PBS' FRONTLINE. Watch a clip from the Community screening in Oakland, below: In partnership with KQED, The Ella Baker

  5. Interrupt Violence: New Interactive Website for The Interrupters

    February 14, 2012

    Filmmaker Steve James' The Interrupters premieres on FRONTLINE Tuesday night on PBS. The ITVS-funded documentary looks at a group of men and women in Chicago — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons — that are trying to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once employed.  A companion site for the