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  1. Live Chat on The Interrupters with Filmmaker Steve James

    February 13, 2012

    Join FRONTLINE, ITVS, and acclaimed director Steve James to discuss his latest documentary The Interrupters, which premieres Tuesday night on PBS.<a

  2. Interrupter Ameena Matthews Handles Stephen Colbert

    February 2, 2012

    Featured in the ITVS-funded documentary The Interrupters, Ameena Matthews gave a powerful performance on Wednesday's edition of the Colbert Report. The documentary, by acclaimed director Steve James, will premiere on PBS's FRONTLINE on February 14.          The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire

  3. ITVS Heads into High Gear for Black History Month

    January 31, 2012

    The organization has supported a slate of documentaries that shine a unique light on the history of African American activism. Several of the films will air this month on Independent Lens.   February is Black History Month.  It’s an important time for public media, because the heritage months — as artificial as they seem to some, including ITVS-funded

  4. Four ITVS Films Up for Independent Spirit Awards

    November 30, 2011

    Among the docs nominated are: The Interrupters, Where Soldiers Come From, We Were Here, and Hell and Back Again — the last two will air this season on Independent Lens.Join ITVS in congratulating all the filmmakers and check out the trailers after the jump.Hell and Back Again By Danfung Dennis (Director/Producer), Mike Lerner (Producer), Martin Herring

  5. Filmmaker Steve James' The Interrupters Hits Theaters

    August 3, 2011

    The Interrupters, an ITVS-funded documentary, hit theaters in New York last Friday and will play in select cities across the U.S. through September.  The acclaimed Hoop Dreams director Steve James' latest doc, The Interrupters, takes a look at a group of men and women — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons — that are trying to "interrupt"