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Spies of Mississippi Online Screening and Chat

Today (Tuesday, February 11) at 6 pm PST on the OVEE site, we’re happy to present an encore screening of the film Spies of Mississippi online, featuring live comments from director Dawn Porter.

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Uncle Sam Wants (to Spy on) You: Domestic Surveillance in the USA

Spies of Mississippi [premiering on PBS tonight, 2/10, at 10 PM; check local listings], about a previously little-known chapter in the civil rights movement, comes at a time when the subject of domestic spying continues to be on the minds … Continue reading

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Spies of Mississippi: Filmmaker Dawn Porter Tells Shocking Story

Dawn Porter’s first feature documentary, Gideon’s Army, had an eye toward the future in telling the story of young public defenders fighting for justice. The film brought her a great deal of acclaim as well as exposure at prestigious festivals like … Continue reading

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Independent Lens Announces Winter/Spring 2014 Season

We’re excited to officially announce the Independent Lens Winter/Spring 2014 lineup, the second half of our current season, presenting a varied selection of independent docs from both first-time filmmakers and familiar names like Frederick Wiseman and Bill Siegel. Premieres range from Spies … Continue reading

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