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  1. One Take Online Global Video Competition

    April 14, 2009

    ITVS and the University of Miami invite you to participate in One Take, an online global video competition that encourages participants to submit a video monologue responding to the question: “Is access to clean, safe water for drinking a basic human right? Why? or Why not?” Grand Prize is $500 USD Runner-up Prize $300 USD Special prize of $300 USD – for the

  2. Watch TAKING ROOT Tonight on Independent Lens

    April 14, 2009

    How does the simple act of planting trees lead to winning the Nobel Peace Prize? Ask Wangari Maathai of Kenya. In 1977, she suggested rural women plant trees to address problems stemming from a degraded environment. Under her leadership, their tree-planting grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, defend human rights and promote

  3. BANISHED Wins Erik Barnouw Award

    April 13, 2009

    BANISHED, by Marco Williams, recently was awarded an Erik Barnouw Award, which recognizes outstanding reporting and programming on television or in documentary film that is concerned with American history. From the 1860s to the 1920s, dozens of towns and counties across America violently expelled entire African American communities, forcing

  4. CRIPS AND BLOODS Community Cinema Screenings Recaps

    April 10, 2009

    Community Cinema selections are screened in over 50 locations throughout the United States. This month, Community Cinema presents CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, a film that examines two of the most notorious and violent street gangs in America. Read some of the highlights from this month's screenings and learn more about the live webcast

  5. Watch QUICK FEET, SOFT HANDS This Month on Public Television

    April 9, 2009

    Against the backdrop of Southern League baseball, fiancees Jim and Lisa face the challenge of moving up America's economic ladder. Jim, a minor league shortstop, fights a batting slump while Lisa slogs away to support them. Together they must confront Jim's slump as they cope with the day-to-day realities of being young, married and poor. Check out the