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    ITVS Takes Home Three 2020 News & Documentary Emmy Awards

    September 22, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that ITVS-supported films were honored with three prestigious News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Congrats to the winning filmmakers. Read on for more.

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    "Art Has to Capture the Struggle of Our People": Lorena Manriquez and Siqueiros

    September 4, 2020

    Director Lorena Manríquez spoke with me about the filmmaking process behind her film about Mexican muralist David Siqueiros, as well as the persistence required, and working during COVID quarantine.

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    Reflecting on the First-Ever All-Virtual ITVS Independents Summit

    August 27, 2020

    Over the last month, we came together—virtually—with filmmakers and thought leaders for the ITVS Independents Summit. From virtual panels, check-ins, and happy hours, find out what we learned in our recap.

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    Eunice Lau Accepts the Call to Tell Powerful Stories

    August 6, 2020

    Filmmaker Eunice Lau talks about how to draw an audience in using different cinematic techniques, applying for ITVS's Diversity Development Fund, and the risks involved when tackling the subject of terrorism for her film "Accept the Call."

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    Jenny Murray Amplifies the Untold Stories of the Women in the Sandinistas Revolution

    January 13, 2020

    The women combatants of the Sandinistas are some of the most compelling feminist leaders of all time, yet their story has mostly been erased from history. Their contributions to the revolution helped Nicaraguan women achieve equality and higher standards of living, only to see their party turn its back on women altogether. We spoke with director Jenny