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  1. Independent Lens's Have You Heard From Johannesburg Wins Primetime Emmy

    September 16, 2012

    The acclaimed Independent Lens documentary Have You Heard From Johannesburg has been awarded the Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.Have You Heard From Johannesburg is an epic five-part documentary series, produced and directed by Connie Field, chronicling the unprecedented international

  2. Have You Heard From Johannesburg Nominated for Primetime Emmy

    July 19, 2012

    In January of this year, ITVS brought the epic five-part documentary series Have You Heard From Johannesburg by Connie Field to Independent Lens. This morning we learned that the series has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking!             Watch A Landmark Series on the Anti-Apartheid Movement on PBS. See

  3. ITVS Funded Films Receive Three Nominations for the 2011 IDA Awards

    November 2, 2011

    Three ITVS projects received nominations for the 2011 IDA Awards which will be held on December 2nd in Los Angeles. The IDA Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in documentary filmmaking and three ITVS funded films received nominations for the 2011 Awards. All three nominees were originally broadcast on the award-winning PBS series POV.  See

  4. Now on Indies Showcase: Lost Boys of Sudan

    September 5, 2011

    Emmy Award-nominated documentary from  Jon Shenk and Megan Mylan follows two young refugees of Sudan’s civil war through their first year in America. Lost Boys of Sudan streams free until Sept. 7 on ITVS's Indies Showcase. Orphaned as boys by Sudan's civil war, Peter Dut and Santino Chuor survived lion attacks and gunfire to reach a Kenyan refugee camp

  5. Now Streaming on Indies Showcase: Daddy & Papa

    August 30, 2011

    Exploring the growing phenomenon of gay fatherhood through the stories of four families, Daddy & Papa looks at gay fathers who face both the routine and revolutionary challenges of becoming parents. Watch the Emmy Award-nominated documentary streaming free until Sept. 1st on ITVS's Indies Showcase.Daddy & Papa explores the personal,