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  1. American Experience and ITVS Explore Civil Rights in A CLASS APART

    February 23, 2009

    Tonight at 9:00 PM (check local listings), American Experience, in a co-production with ITVS, will present A CLASS APART, a documentary that tells the little-known story of a group of Mexican-American lawyers and their struggle to get a fair murder trial for Pete Hernandez, a Texas field hand. Houston Chronicle: "...films about Mexican-Americans and

  2. International Report From the Field with Cynthia Kane

    February 18, 2009

    ITVS International Programming Manager Cynthia Kane reports from Australia––“the land of Oz”––about her first day at the Australian International Documentary Conference (ADIC) and the Adelaide Film Festival.It takes virtually two days to get here, in reality about 18 hours, but you cross the International Date Line, so you feel a bit surreal and wonky

  3. San Francisco Public Library Presents ARUSI PERSIAN WEDDING

    February 18, 2009

    Last night I had the opportunity to show my film ARUSI PERSIAN WEDDING in San Francisco. The film chronicles my brother Alex’s return to Iran with his American wife Heather to have a traditional Persian wedding. This was the first Community Cinema screening that I attended and it was incredible to return to my hometown for this experience. The room was packed

  4. BRONX PRINCESS Premieres at Berlinale

    February 17, 2009

    We just stepped off the flight from Berlin, where we had the privilege to present our new film BRONX PRINCESS at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival. Our film is about a teenager's journey from the Bronx to her parent's royal palace in Ghana, and ultimately to college in the United States. Our film's coming-of-age story placed us in the

  5. UNMISTAKEN CHILD Premieres at Berlinale

    February 13, 2009

    Berlin––a cosmopolitan, exciting capital, a city of culture with international appeal. In the middle of it all: Berlinale–not only the city’s largest cultural event, but also one of the most important dates on the international film industry’s calendar. Ilil Alexander, producer of the ITVS-funded film UNMISTAKEN CHILD, recounts her