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Be a Part of Our Half the Sky Special Using Social Media

Television is no longer a one-to-many medium, and we need you to be a part of the Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide experience. To do it, select any of our activities going on this week … Continue reading

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Highlights from Hell and Back Again Screening with Sgt. Nathan Harris and Ashley Harris

On Tuesday, May 30, we hosted a one-time live online screening of Hell and Back Again with the subject of the film, Sgt. Nathan Harris and his wife Ashley present to take questions. We were so moved by the experience, … Continue reading

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Join Our Live Social Screening of Hell and Back Again with Sgt. Harris and Danfung Dennis

Using our fancy new tool for hosting interactive film screenings, we’ll be offering you the chance to watch the Academy Award-nominated documentary Hell and Back Again on Tuesday, May 29 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT — following its Monday … Continue reading

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Grab a Bagel, Watch a Movie, Discuss Alzheimer’s With the Experts

Please join us this Sunday, April 1, at 10 PM PT/1 PM ET for a very special brunchtime online screening of the film You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t. This remarkable film looks at Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Int’l Women’s Day: We Join CARE for Online Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell

We are partnering with Women and Girls Lead and CARE for a special live online screening of the PBS documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell (part of the recent Women War & Peace series), followed by a live panel … Continue reading

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Join Independent Lens and PBS NewsHour for a Social Screening of More Than a Month

The day after the PBS broadcast premiere of More Than a Month on Independent Lens, join us for a social screening of the film at 12PM PT / 3PM ET on Friday, February 17. Filmmaker Shukree Tighlman will participate in … Continue reading

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Join Our Social Screening of Daisy Bates Friday from Little Rock

On Friday, February 3 we’re producing an interactive screening of the documentary Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock from Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas. Moderated by PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan and featuring filmmaker Sharon La Cruise, the event … Continue reading

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Who Are You? The Ethics and Impact of Donor Conception

Join us for a live moderated chat tomorrow at 10am PT/1pm ET, featuring the director of Donor Unknown and some of the people whose lives have been forever altered by assisted reproductive technologies. The film premieres on Thursday Oct 20 … Continue reading

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Wham! Bam! Islam! — Tune In, Then Log On for THE 99

Can a team of superheroes from the Muslim world called THE 99 challenge Western prejudices, stem the tide of extremism, provide positive role models for Muslim children, and make a profit as well? THE 99, the first animated Muslim superheroes who each exemplify … Continue reading

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Introducing the Independent Lens Documentary Club on Twitter

This week we’re debuting our brand new Independent Lens Documentary Club! Let’s get together to discuss this week’s film, Wham Bam Islam!, other documentary films, and whatever else you feel like talking about with us. Here’s how it works: Wham … Continue reading

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