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  1. ITVS Docs Hold Their Own at the 2012 IDA Awards

    December 10, 2012

    Well, it looks like some holiday cheer came early for two ITVS films! Both The Island President and Bitter Seeds won awards at the 2012 IDA Documentary Awards.The IDA Documentary Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in documentary filmmaking and on Friday night in Los Angeles, two ITVS films received special recognition at the 28th annual IDA

  2. 'The Island President' to Receive IDA Pare Lorentz Award

    November 20, 2012

    Originally posted on Documentary.org.This year, the esteemed Pare Lorentz Award will go to The Island President, directed by John Shenk. Each year, the International Documentary Association gives this award to a film that demonstrates concern for the appropriate use of the natural environment, justice for all and the illumination of pressing social

  3. Announcing the Seventh Season of Community Cinema

    August 22, 2012

    Drum roll, please.... ITVS is excited to announce the seventh season of Community Cinema, which offers free screenings for communities nationwide! Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide kick starts the seventh season of Community CinemaJoin Community Cinema this season as they kick-off the screening series with Half

  4. Advanced Screening of The Island President in D.C.

    April 4, 2012

    U.S. Climate Action Network, 350.org, and ecoAmerica invite you and a guest to advance screenings of the The Island President on April 15th and 16th in Washington, DC. The documentary will premiere on PBS next season on Independent Lens.  These two advanced screenings of The Island President are part of the Washington, DC International Film

  5. The Island President Hits Theaters

    March 29, 2012

    The Island President may not be coming to Independent Lens until next season, but audiences don’t have to wait to see the story of former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed. In February, former President Mohamed Nasheed made headlines when he was forced to step down after the Maldivian police and army turned against him. Prior to the coup,