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September 24, 2019

Big Night: Independent Lens Wins Four 2019 News and Documentary Emmy Awards

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It was a big night for Independent Lens. We were thrilled to be honored with four News and Documentary Emmy® Awards at a ceremony held on Tuesday, September 24 in…...

Indie Lens Wins 2 News & Doc Emmy Awards
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October 02, 2018

Independent Lens Wins Two 2018 News & Documentary Emmys: TOWER and Forever Pure

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The News & Documentary Emmy Awards were presented on Monday, October 1, 2018, in a ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, an…...

Independent Lens wins 4 News & Documentary Emmys, 2017
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October 05, 2017

Independent Lens Wins Four 2017 News and Documentary Emmys

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Last night, the 38th annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were held at the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, and Independent Lens was…...

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September 22, 2016

The Homestretch Wins 2016 News and Doc Emmy Award

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We were pleased to learn that The Homestretch took home a News and Documentary Emmy® Award for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting, in the News & Doc Emmy Awards ceremony held at New…...

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September 30, 2015

Independent Lens Wins Two News & Documentary Emmys

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[wnet-cove id="2365572355"] Last night, the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards ceremony was held at Geffen Hall in New York City, and we were excited to learn that two Independent Lens films came…...

September 17, 2015

Independent Lens Nominated for 10 News & Doc Emmys

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On the heels of the Primetime Emmy Award nomination for The Great Invisible, Independent Lens learned today that our series received 10 (count 'em, ten!) nominations for the 36th annual News…...

July 16, 2015

The Great Invisible Nominated for 2015 Emmy Award

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We were excited to learn today that the Independent Lens film The Great Invisible, which aired on PBS in April, was just nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional…...

October 01, 2014

Independent Lens Wins 3 News & Documentary Emmy Awards

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Cover your ears, it’s horn tooting time here! Last night at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards ceremony, Independent Lens films won three Emmy Awards, for Editing; Investigative Journalism, Long-Form; and Best…...

July 15, 2014

Independent Lens Nominated for 10 News & Doc Emmys

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this year’s nominees for the 35th annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in broadcast journalism and documentary filmmaking.…...

September 11, 2013

Independent Lens Short Documentary Nominated for Emmy

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The Independent Lens short film As I Am, which was broadcast with the documentary The House I Live In, was nominated for an Emmy Award in the category "New Approaches:…...

July 12, 2013

2013 Emmy Nominations for Independent Lens

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We were excited to learn that several Independent Lens films have been nominated for 2013 News and Documentary Emmy Awards by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Danfung Dennis's Hell…...

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September 16, 2012

Have You Heard from Johannesburg wins Primetime Emmy Award

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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…...