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Have You Heard from Johannesburg wins Primetime Emmy Award

Independent Lens Audience Award Winner Have You Heard From Johannesburg won the Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards last night! Have You Heard From Johannesburg is an epic five-part documentary series, produced and directed by Connie Field, chronicling the unprecedented international movement of citizen activists who fought for three decades to bring … READ MORE

The 2012 Independent Lens Audience Award Goes To ….

We had so many great films with so much excellence filling out our 10th season that our Audience Award came right down to a photo finish. Our dual winners tied after unprecedented rates of voting by a very passionate fan base. Thanks to all of our fans for standing up and being counted! So allow … READ MORE

Have You Heard From Johannesburg Nominated for Primetime Emmy

In January of this year, we brought you the epic five-part documentary series Have You Heard From Johannesburg, by Connie Field. This morning we learned that the series has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking! We’re pretty excited and proud, as you can imagine. As you prepare for … READ MORE

A Look Back at the Anti-Apartheid Movement

Filmmaker Connie Field took some time out to answer a few questions about her film Have You Heard From Johannesburg, and discuss the parallels between the anti-apartheid movement and present-day protest movements. This five-part series premieres on Independent Lens on January 12, 2012 (check local listings for air dates and times on your local PBS … READ MORE