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#SHEDOCS: Online Film Festival Marches into March




March marches in with the second annual #SheDocs, an online film festival showcasing 12 documentaries highlighting extraordinary women and their accomplishments in celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. The fest is presented by ITVS’s Women and Girls Lead … Continue reading




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Independent Lens Snags Five Emmy Nominations!




We arrived in the office this morning to fantastic news! Four Independent Lens films have been nominated for a total of five Emmy Awards! We are thrilled that these remarkable filmmakers are receiving such a well-deserved honor. Congratulations to all … Continue reading




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Bhutto Wins a Peabody Award; Public TV Scores Multiple Awards




Our heartiest congratulations go out to Mark Seigel and Duane Baughman on winning an esteemed Peabody Award for last season’s Independent Lens documentary Bhutto. SO richly deserved!




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Women and Girls Lead: A New Public Media Initiative




It has been a pretty exciting week around here. On Monday, President and CEO of the Independent Television Service Sally Jo Fifer announced the launch of an ambitious multiyear, multiplatform campaign to bring the powerful storytelling power of independent media … Continue reading




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The Danger and Pathos of Shooting the BHUTTO Doc




The day after Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, political consultant and film producer and director Duane Baughman was on the phone with his colleague Mark Siegel, who had been a close personal friend and confidante of Bhutto’s. In … Continue reading




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Five Independent Lens Films Win IDA Awards




Wow, what a weekend. The International Documentary Awards bestowed high honors on several films that will make their broadcast premiere on Independent Lens in coming months. We want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the filmmakers and give you our … Continue reading




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