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  1. The ITVS Indie Roundup

    March 15, 2013

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. Now that social media can amplify the impact of documentaries, a “social action plan” is more useful than ever, according to MovieMaker Magazine. The must-have characteristics: “Hot Issue,” “Central Goal,” “Time Table,” “Activist Building,” and “Adaptability.” The best of

  2. Watch Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter, this Weekend on PBS

    May 6, 2011

    Follow the making of a contemporary opera in  Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter — airing Sunday, May 8, on PBS. The documentary is based on the best-selling novel by Amy Tan.  Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter, a film by Monica Lam, David Petersen, and Fawn Ring, follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera's celebrated production of The

  3. Global Voices and the WORLD Channel Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

    May 6, 2011

    This May, Global Voices and the WORLD Channel celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with four documentaries that highlight voices and stories from across Asia. Starting with Please Vote For Me from China, the month continues on to Japan with 4 and Young Yakuza, and comes to a close with New Year Baby, set in Cambodia. In addition to their

  4. Live Chat on FUTURESTATES

    March 15, 2011

    ITVS will host a live chat with filmmakers from the FUTURESTATES series on Wednesday, March 16 at 11AM PT / 2PM ET. The discussion will be moderated by Michella Rivera-Gravage, Director of Digital & Interactive Media for The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). Panelists will include filmmakers Nisha Ganatra (Beholder), Mia Trachinger

  5. FUTURESTATES & ITVS on Display at SFIAAFF

    March 10, 2011

    The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival runs from March 10 through March 20 The 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) gets started today and will run through March 20. The festival is the largest showcase for new Asian and Asian American films in North America, annually presenting approximately