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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. New Primetime Home for Indie Series Emerges From Independent Strategy Task Force Meetings

    May 9, 2012

    ITVS president and CEO Sally Jo Fifer applauds year-round Monday slot on PBS core schedule to help meet first-order mission of public broadcasting. I’m pleased to report that the Independent Strategy Task Force has emerged from months of conversation to deliver a new 10 p.m. primetime slot on Monday nights for Independent Lens and POV.  This is great news