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  1. A New Season of Community Cinema is Upon Us!

    October 7, 2013

    The new season of Community Cinema will screen six documentaries in more than 100 cities across the country, in addition to hosting online social screenings through the innovative OVEE platform.The 2013-14 season of Community Cinema officially launched in September, offering an exciting slate of films and new ways to participate. First up, partners

  2. Vote for ITVS with the SXSW Panel Picker!

    August 30, 2013

    Public voting for SXSW Interactive 2014 is well underway. Check out ITVS's two panel proposals and vote for your favorites - hurry, voting closes September 6th! ITVS is proud to to be part of two proposed panel discussions for next year's SXSW festival in Austin. We may be biased but we think both our panels are very worthy of inclusion in SXSW programming,

  3. Relive the Movie Magic with #ThrowbackThursday!

    August 22, 2013

    Join ITVS's Independent Lens each week for a special #ThrowbackThursday dip into the archives.  If you're a fan of Instagram and Twitter (and let’s be honest, who isn’t?), you've probably seen or used the hashtag #ThrowbackThursday. The social trend is so popular that on Instagram alone, there are over 23 million pictures tagged with

  4. Submit Your Film to Independent Lens!

    August 8, 2013

    Independent Lens is currently seeking submissions of films in advanced rough cut or fine cut stage or completed films to broadcast during the October 2014 - June 2015 season. To learn more about eligibility, what we're looking for, and to complete our online submission form go to www.ilsubmissions.org. Any questions? Feel free to drop a line to

  5. Independent Lens and ITVS Receive Eight News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    July 12, 2013

    The News and Documentary Emmy nominations are in and several Independent Lens docs and ITVS-funded films have been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Danfung Dennis' Hell and Back Again — which had previously been nominated for an Oscar — was nominated for a Best Documentary Emmy. The film intimately traces a Marine's rough