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The Great Invisible Nominated for 2015 Emmy Award

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 Merit for Documentary Filmmaking. Kudos to director Margaret Brown and her whole team for the honor. The Hollywood Reporter called The Great Invisible “a powerful documentary that reminds … READ MORE

Margaret Brown Returns to the Gulf for The Great Invisible

Filmmaker Margaret Brown, a native of Mobile, Alabama, came back to the Gulf Coast to tell the human story of the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon explosion. On the fifth anniversary of the spill, she talked to us about what compelled her to make The Great Invisible.

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The Great Invisible Wins Grand Jury Prize at SXSW

Margaret Brown’s new documentary The Great Invisible won the Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW festival, the top honors for nonfiction film at the prestigious Austin, Texas film festival. The film, which examines the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in-depth through the eyes of oil executives, survivors, and Gulf Coast residents, … READ MORE