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  1. ITVS Honored at the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards

    May 21, 2013

    Summer Pasture and the Why Poverty? series were among the programs honored on Monday at the George Foster Peabody Awards in New York City. Administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Peabody is one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media. The 72nd Annual Peabody Award Luncheon on

  2. From Victim to Survivor: Women and Girls Lead Films Share Stories of Resiliency

    May 2, 2013

    April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the U.S. and while Women and Girls Lead campaign partners were doing their part to advocate for survivors, our main efforts went to raising public awareness through film. We started the month with the highly anticipated two-part series premiere of Kind Hearted Woman, a documentary by David Sutherland.

  3. Two ITVS Programs Win Peabody Awards

    March 27, 2013

    Summer Pasture and the Why Poverty? series were among the ITVS programs to earn the George Foster Peabody Awards this year. Administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Peabody is one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media.Congratulations to the filmmakers on this incredible

  4. Half the Sky Earns TV Academy Honors

    March 21, 2013

    The Independent Lens special presentation Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide will be among seven other programs to receive Television Academy Honors at the May 9th ceremony in Los Angeles. Recognized for personifying “Television with a Conscience,” the landmark PBS program is based on the book by New York

  5. Ai Weiwei: Behind the Scenes Twitter Chat with Alison Klayman

    February 24, 2013

    Alison Klayman, the director of upcoming Independent Lens documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, will be participating in a Twitter chat on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 11am PST/ 2pm EST. She will be taking questions and providing insight into one of the most celebrated (and controversial) artists/activists of our time, Ai Weiwei.Ai Weiwei is arguably