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January 10, 2013
Early Thursday morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this year’s Oscar nominees. Among the films selected for best documentary were two ITVS programs: The Invisible War by Kirby Dick (coming to Independent Lens on May 27) and 5 Broken Cameras by filmmakers Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi. Please join us in congratulating the…
August 14, 2012
The Independent Lens fall lineup includes a special presentation of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Love Free or Die, As Goes Janesville, and Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream. The 11th season of Independent Lens kicks off with Macky Alston's documentary Love Free or Die.With a new home on Monday…
January 27, 2012
This past weekend, filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering premiered their documentary The Invisible War at the Sundance Film Festival. The film examines the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the U.S. military, the institutions that cover up its existence, and the profound personal and social consequences that arise from it. Watch the video below as…