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  1. Powerbroker Filmmaker Bonnie Boswell on How Her Youth Shaped Her Film

    February 15, 2013

    Filmmaker Bonnie Boswell has an unusually close tie to her forthcoming film, The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights. Whitney Young, Jr., was her uncle and his parents helped raise her. Independent Lens sat down with Boswell to learn more about how her early life influenced her film. The Powerbroker premieres February 18 at 10pm PST on

  2. ITVS Kicks Off the New Year With TCA Press Tour

    January 24, 2013

    Another Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour has come and gone, with ITVS programs taking up a significant portion of the PBS lineup! With panels for Independent Lens (featuring The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights and The House I Live In), Kind Hearted Woman (a FRONTLINE and Independent Lens co-presentation), and

  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