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  1. At Tribeca All Access with ITVS Vice President of Programming Claire Aguilar

    April 24, 2009

    The Tribeca Film Festival was founded as a response to the events of 9/11 to help Lower Manhattan recover after the tragedy and to celebrate the vitality and diversity of New York City through filmmaking. Tribeca All Access has been an integral part of the film festival and has supported relationships between filmmakers from underrepresented communities

  2. Recent Talkback About Independent Lens This Month

    April 22, 2009

    Always thought-provoking, sometimes controversial, Independent Lens brings you documentaries, dramas, shorts and Web-exclusive projects made by independent thinkers. Check out some of the recent Talkback. TAKING ROOT: The Vision of Wangari Maathai "I have never felt such pride in my entire 36 years of life. I felt that this incredible story should

  3. In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

    April 21, 2009

    Host Amy Goodman speaks with Wangari Maathai about the Independent Lens film TAKING ROOT: The Vision of Wangari Maathai. Listen to the interview >>“AT HOME IN UTOPIA a documentary by Michal Goldman, that will air on PBS’s Independent Lens, tells the story of the United Workers Cooperative Colony in the Bronx.” Read more >>Host Marc Steiner

  4. At NALIP with ITVS Production Manager Jorge Trelles

    April 20, 2009

    Over the weekend, ITVS Production Manager Jorge Trelles attended the annual National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) conference. Read about his experience and about how Latinos are making a difference in media.As I landed into John Wayne airport in Orange County, CA, I knew this year’s National Association of Latino Independent

  5. TAKING ROOT Video Modules Available

    April 17, 2009

    ITVS is proud to present COMMUNITY CLASSROOM lesson plans and video modules for TAKING ROOT: The Vision of Wangari Maathai, which tells the story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement. Classroom activities and homework assignments examine how environmental issues such as