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  1. The Longoria Affair: For English, Press 1; For Spanish, Press 2

    November 8, 2010

    The Longoria Affair airs Tuesday night on Independent Lens at 10 PM (check local listings). The documentary will also be streamed in its entirety online from November 10 until November 16. Plus, we are excited to offer the program in Spanish from November 10 until January 10, 2011. (There are two Independent Lens websites, too: one in English and one in

  2. At SXSW with ITVS Programming Manager Karim Ahmad

    March 19, 2010

    Held annually in Austin, Texas, South By Southwest (SXSW) is considered one of the world’s premiere festivals, recognizing the best of film, music and interactive projects. ITVS Programming Manager Karim Ahmad gives some of the highlights from ITVS’s participation –– including the FUTURESTATES theatrical world premiere. Preparation for a trip to

  3. Filmmaker Aldo Velasco at FUTURESTATES World Premiere at SXSW

    March 19, 2010

    Last weekend, FUTURESTATES had its theatrical world premiere at South by Southwest (SXSW). These narrative mini-features explore many of today’s complex social issues by imagining how they play out in the world of tomorrow. Find out what happened at the screening from Aldo Velasco, filmmaker of the FUTURESTATES episode Tent City.When I learned that my

  4. FUTURESTATES Theatrical World Premiere at SXSW

    March 10, 2010

    Plan on attending South by Southwest (SXSW)? If so, you won’t want to miss the theatrical world premiere of FUTURESTATES –– ITVS’s new fictional series that explores what life will look like in America in the decades and centuries to come. Join us on Sunday, March 14 at 5:00 PM, where we’ll be screening the following FUTURESTATES mini-features: Mister

  5. Keith Maitland at KLRU's Texas Independents' Day

    March 4, 2010

    Earlier this week, PBS affiliate KLRU in Austin, Texas, commemorated Texas Independents’ Day by celebrating the work of three local filmmakers whose work will appear on this season of Independent Lens. Learn more about the event from Keith Maitland, filmmaker of The Eyes of Me.Last night, nearly 200 people gathered in a dark room to share an hour-long look