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  1. Beauty is Embarrassing: Gotham Independent Film Audience Award Contender

    October 24, 2012

    IFP and Festival Genius are in the midst of the first round of voting for their 3rd annual Audience Award for the 22nd Gotham Independent Film Awards. This award celebrates audience award winners from across the Top 50 U.S. and Canadian film festivals.  For those who hit the festival circuit this year, it is no secret that there were a bevy of fantastic

  2. Announcing the FUTURESTATES Audience Award!

    May 2, 2011

     You've watched the films. You've shared, commented, and liked. Maybe even loved. There have been ups and downs, laughter and tears. And this May, you get to decide who will take the laurels in our inaugural FUTURESTATES Audience Award. From today until May 30 at midnight, the race is on to launch your favorite FUTURESTATES film into hyperspace. Head back to

  3. A Grassroots Effort Rallies Behind Public Television

    February 11, 2011

    UPCOMING CONGRESSIONAL VOTE THREATENS TO ELIMINATE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING  Every month, more than 170 million Americans use public radio, television and online services for news, education, arts and cultural content. That's a majority of the country. Over the next few days, Congress will take a critical vote to eliminate all federal

  4. Please Vote (For Me)

    November 2, 2010

    Time is running out to exercise your democratic right to vote in this year’s midterm election. For those in need of some electoral inspiration, take a look at the 2007 ITVS International-funded documentary Please Vote for Me. The fim, directed by Weijun Chen, follows students in an elementary school in China as they campaign for class monitor. If an