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  1. Community Cinema Presents ASK NOT at the Oakland Museum of California

    May 28, 2009

    Last night marked the final Oakland Community Cinema Screening for the season with more than 150 people attending ASK NOT at the Oakland Museum of California. ASK NOT, airing June 16 at 10:00 PM on Independent Lens on PBS (check local listings), explores the tangled political battles that led to the infamous “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and reveals the

  2. ITVS and WNIN Present ASK NOT

    May 22, 2009

    Johnny Symons, producer and director of ASK NOT, a film that explores the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, airing on Independent Lens, June 16 at 10:00 PM (check local listings), discusses his most recent Community Cinema screening in Evansville, Indiana. Find out what it was like for him as he ventured into this unfamiliar Midwestern

  3. Community Cinema Presents ASK NOT in Washington, D.C.

    May 19, 2009

    ITVS Regional Outreach Coordinator Michon Boston discusses the Community Cinema screening of ASK NOT in Washington, D.C., which premieres June 16 at 10:00 PM on Independent Lens on PBS (check local listings). Read her report of what it was like screening this film in the hub of national politics. This season, Community Cinema featured two Independent

  4. ITVS Joins Filmmakers and Partners to Take Indie Lens’s LIONESS to Congress

    March 31, 2009

    Director of Communications Dennis Palmieri joined ITVS president and CEO Sally Fifer, Senior VP for Content Management Jim Sommers and VP of International Distribution Tamara Gould for a special ITVS-sponsored presentation to Congress of the Independent Lens film LIONESS, which looks at war through the eyes of women and the U.S. military policy that

  5. Filmmaker Profile: Edna and Elinor Kowarsky, SEEDS OF SUMMER

    January 30, 2009

    Israeli filmmakers Edna and Elinor Kowarsky once thought that they would never be able to reach U.S. audiences with their films. In 1989, they formed their production company, Eden Productions, to make films about social issues in the Middle East. While their company grew to become a leading source of documentary content in Israel, working with the top