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  1. FRONTLINE and ITVS Explore Parkinson's Disease

    January 29, 2009

    Next Tuesday, February 3 at 9:00 PM on PBS, FRONTLINE, in a co-production with ITVS, will present MY FATHER, MY BROTHER AND ME, a film that explores life with Parkinson’s disease. In 2004, journalist Dave Iverson received the same news that had been delivered to his father and older brother years earlier: He had Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative

  2. EL GENERAL Wins at Sundance

    January 26, 2009

    The jury and audience award-winners of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival were announced over the weekend at the Festival’s closing Awards Ceremony. Winning this year’s Directing Award for U.S. Documentary was Natalia Almada for the ITVS film EL GENERAL, which will air this year on P.O.V. on PBS. Through the legacy of filmmaker Natalia Almada,

  3. WALTZ WITH BASHIR Nominated for an Academy Award

    January 22, 2009

    It’s award season and the ITVS International film WALTZ WITH BASHIR, directed by Air Folman, continues to top the lists as one of the best films of the year. Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officially announced that WALTZ WITH BASHIR was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. This marks the 10th Academy Award nomination

  4. Filmmaker Cassandra Herrman at West Hollywood Screening of TULIA, TEXAS

    January 21, 2009

    As I’ve been going to community cinema events for TULIA TEXAS, the documentary I co-directed with Kelly Whalen, I’ve come to realize that what makes them unique is that they do something that a broadcast cannot, which is reveal people’s immediate responses to the film. And it’s been fascinating to watch how those reactions have differed. Last night at the

  5. WALTZ WITH BASHIR Receives Golden Globe Award

    January 12, 2009

    Last night, all the stars were out for the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards. Among the winners was the Israeli animated documentary WALTZ WITH BASHIR, which won for best foreign language film. This prestigious award follows closely on the heels of last week’s win for the film as Best Foreign Language Film at the Critic’s Choice Awards. WALTZ WITH BASHIR is