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March 06, 2015

Indie Lens Goes South by Southwest

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By Elisabeth Copper, Independent Lens social media manager Independent Lens is packing up and heading down to Austin for what’s going to be our busiest SxSW yet. I know, I…...

February 27, 2014

#SHEDOCS: Online Film Festival Marches into March

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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…...

October 24, 2013

Gotham Awards: Independent Lens Films Nominated for Best Doc and for Audience Award

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Three Independent Lens films, Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey, Blood Brother (which will air on PBS in January), and The New Black (airing next June), are all up for IFP Gotham…...

March 20, 2013

Ten Things We Have Learned from #SheDocs for Women’s History Month

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It’s hard to believe that Women’s History Month is already half over! With only 12 days left to go, we’d like to share a few facts we learned this March…...

March 15, 2013

PBS Correspondent Goes Rogue at SXSW … Hilarity Ensues

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[caption id="attachment_3546" align="aligncenter" width="574"] Correspondent Steve Goldbloom shows signs of show biz fatigue on Day 5 of SXSW.[/caption] On Sunday, another South by Southwest (SXSW) will close its doors on…...

March 04, 2013

#SheDocs to the Rescue! Finally, a Film Festival Places Women at the Forefront

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Sad fact: Only 11 percent of films have female protagonists. Not #SheDocs. Running March 1 to 31, #SheDocs online film festival boasts 100 percent female leads. Independent filmmakers in the festival…...

March 04, 2013

Announcing the 2013 PBS Online Film Festival!

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It’s back! The PBS Online Film Festival returns for its second year, today! The 25 films in the festival, including shorts from Independent Lens and POV, will be available for viewing…...

January 22, 2013

We’re Having Fun Behind the Scenes at Sundance

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[caption id="attachment_3020" align="aligncenter" width="549"] Our very own Steve Goldbloom schmoozes his way behind the scenes[/caption] Can't make it to Sundance Film Festival this year? Neither could some of us at…...

December 14, 2012

Moscow: A Nightmare of Inaccessibility for the Disabled

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[caption id="attachment_2639" align="aligncenter" width="535"] The festival's participants arriving on a cold, rainy morning.[/caption] Lives Worth Living filmmakers Eric Neudel and Alison Gilkey recently returned from presenting their film in Moscow…...

May 04, 2012

Video Extras and Updates About the Ponces of Circo

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[caption id="attachment_1230" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Ponce family.[/caption] If you've seen Circo, you might be wondering whatever happened to Tino and his wife, Ivonne after she left, and of course the…...

March 01, 2012

Month-Long Women and Girls Lead Online Film Festival Kicks Off

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Women and Girls Lead, a public media campaign designed to uplift, empower, and celebrate women who are making change around the world, is honoring Women's History Month with a month-long…...

January 23, 2012

Future Independent Lens Films Debut to Accolades at Sundance

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It's week two at Sundance, and already several films that are headed for Independent Lens in coming seasons are bringing down the house in their debuts in Park City. A…...