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  1. ITVS and Independent Lens Receive 13 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    July 15, 2014

    ITVS and Independent Lens Receive 13 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

  2. 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

  3. Alison Klayman on Filming Ai Weiwei

    February 22, 2013

    Independent Lens sat down with filmmaker Alison Klayman to talk about the joys and challenges of filming China's most famous artist and dissident, Ai Weiwei. Her film, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, premieres on Independent Lens February 25 at 10 PM (check local listings). Ai Weiwei is arguably the most internationally celebrated Chinese artist of the

  4. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Scores a duPont Award

    December 19, 2012

    Fourteen winners of the Alfred I. duPont- Columbia Awards were announced Wednesday morning by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, by filmmaker Alison Klayman, will premiere on Independent Lens in February 2013. The documentary is an intimate and compelling portrayal of an extraordinary artist on the cusp of

  5. Celebrate Human Rights Day with Five ITVS Films

    December 10, 2012

    Which holidays are you celebrating this December: Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve? Add another to the list because today is Human Rights Day. On December 10, 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the UN now honors it annually. This year’s theme is the right to speak up in public life and