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  1. Native American Film and Video Festival and Filmmakers Summit

    March 30, 2009

    International Programming Manager Cynthia Kane and Programming Manager Kathryn Washington recently attended the Native American Film and Video Festival and Filmmakers Summit, which was held at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City through the weekend. In this report, Cynthia discusses her and Kathryn's work in the field and

  2. In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

    March 27, 2009

    Blogger Scott Kirsner discusses his new book Fans, Friends & Followers: Building an Audience and a Creative Career in the Digital Age and his work with ITVS that helped inspire it. Read more >>"In her remarkable documentary, LAKSHMI AND ME, airing as part of PBS’ Independent Lens this month, Jain proposes to 'cross a line,' to film her

  3. Registration Open for the 2009 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar

    March 25, 2009

    The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar is regarded as one of the premier experiences for international documentary exploration. Film aficionados and filmmakers are immersed in days of screenings and in-depth discussions. This year's seminar will take place at Colgate University from June 20–26 and is open to all artists, practitioners, students and

  4. Filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly at SXSW

    March 24, 2009

    PBS Engage hosted a “Social Media & Online Video Studio” at the recent South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive & Film conference in Austin, Texas. Filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly discussed their film THE WAY WE GET BY, which was recently funded by ITVS through the LINCS funding initiative and will air this year on P.O.V. on PBS. Since March

  5. Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Presents TAKING ROOT

    March 23, 2009

    A large crowd recently gathered from across the Detroit metro area to watch the Community Cinema screening of TAKING ROOT: The Vision of Wangari Maathai at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The evening started with a dance performance by students of Heritage Works, a local performing arts studio. Ranging in age from 7 to 17 years old,