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  1. Watch THE DEVIL'S MINER on Global Voices on PBS WORLD

    May 1, 2009

    Living in poverty with their mother in the mountains of Bolivia, 14-year-old Basilio and his 12-year-old brother, Bernardino, brave deadly conditions while working long shifts in the Cerro Rico silver mines to earn enough money to attend school. THE DEVIL'S MINER follows the brothers into the underground mining tunnels where they tempt fate to gain a

  2. Recently Funded by ITVS

    May 1, 2009

    ITVS funds, distributes and promotes new programs produced by independent producers primarily for public television and beyond. We're proud to announce the latest projects recently funded by ITVS. We look forward to working with each of the filmmakers to support their broadcast and continued effort to bring a diversity of programming to viewers.

  3. Filmmaker Profile: Anne Aghion, ICE PEOPLE

    April 30, 2009

    Fascinated by people who survive extreme circumstances, award-winning filmmaker Anne Aghion produced ICE PEOPLE, a feature-length documentary that explores the physical, emotional and spiritual adventure of living and conducting science in Antarctica––the earth’s coldest continent. The film airs on May 5 at 10:00 PM on the Sundance Channel. Anne

  4. Terrence Howard Interviews Baron Davis about CRIPS AND BLOODS

    April 30, 2009

    Independent Lens host Terrence Howard sat down with Baron Davis, producer of CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America to talk about growing up on the streets of Los Angeles. Find out what the film means to Davis, how he focused on his professional basketball career and why he chose to bring his film to public television. CRIPS AND BLOODS will air on Independent Lens on

  5. Ask Programming: Recent Questions from Filmmakers

    April 30, 2009

    ITVS programming staff answer questions from filmmakers about the funding process: Q: I’m a filmmaker from Argentina with an urgent documentary in development, and I need seed money. Do you offer any funding for research and development? A: ITVS’s capacity to fund projects outside of its standing initiatives is extremely limited and highly