Author Archives: Renee Gasch

The New Community Cinema Goes Bilingual and Digital

Guest post by Renee Gasch, National Community Engagement Manager for ITVS & Independent Lens Nine years ago, a dear colleague in Boise, Idaho planted the seed for Community Cinema. Lynn Allen, a longtime public media maven, had been hosting a regular … Continue reading

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Optimism is Revolutionary

The gap between rich and poor worldwide is growing rapidly. Today, over 1 billion people (1 in 6 of us) live in an urban slum and this number is expected to double by the year 2030. That is enough to … Continue reading

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Ten Things We Have Learned from #SheDocs for Women’s History Month

It’s hard to believe that Women’s History Month is already half over! With only 12 days left to go, we’d like to share a few facts we learned this March during the #SheDocs Online Film Festival from Women and Girls … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Today is International Women’s Day! Women and Girls Lead and the Half the Sky Movement are celebrating today with a special online salon screening of selected clips from the PBS mini-series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women … Continue reading

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