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  1. Watch PATSY MINK: Ahead of the Majority This Month on Public Television

    May 14, 2009

    In 1965, Patsy Mink became the first Asian American woman and woman of color in the United States Congress. PATSY MINK: Ahead of the Majority looks at Mink's remarkable political journey, often lonely and tumultuous, as she fought for the most disenfranchised and forgotten in society. PATSY MINK: Ahead of the Majority premieres this month on public

  2. At PBS Showcase with Vice President and Indie Lens Series Producer Lois Vossen

    May 13, 2009

    The 2009 PBS Showcase and General Managers’ Planning Meeting brings to Baltimore four days of inspirational speakers, valuable programming and promotion information and professional development opportunities on a wide range of subjects.  Read about Vice President and Independent Lens Series Producer Lois Vossen's experience at this year's

  3. The Geneva Forum on Social Change

    May 12, 2009

    ITVS and Geneva University, in collaboration with the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and the U.S. Mission to Geneva, will present the Geneva Forum on Social Change, June 5 and 6 at the Geneva International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The forum aims to explore key issues facing communities around the globe, with a focus on the uses of

  4. New Database Matches Indie Filmmakers with Funders

    May 8, 2009

    Finding funding for projects is an ongoing challenge for independent filmmakers. Similarly, funders may also have a difficult time finding the right media projects that match their interests and initiatives. Grantmakers in Film + Electronic Media (GFEM) helps play matchmaker with a new online tool that pairs independents with funders based on common

  5. Video Feature: Tavis Smiley Show Looks at CRIPS AND BLOODS

    May 7, 2009

    On Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00 PM (check local listings), Independent Lens will present CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, which examines the conditions that have lead to the devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. Following the broadcast, be sure to watch the Tavis Smiley Show with CRIPS AND BLOODS Producer