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Report: Stories for a Stronger Nation

Independent filmmakers provide insights on how their work strengthens our public sphere and our democracy.

Philly D.A. and the Power of the Prosecutor

Read the results from more than 750 participants.

Recent Posts

  1. ITVS Shares Our Progress on POC Representation

    July 6, 2021

    ITVS is committed today to publish key data that we provide each fiscal year to our Board.

  2. "Free Chol Soo Lee" Filmmakers Share Desire to Tell Complex, Nuanced Stories of Asian Americans

    May 31, 2021

    Julie Ha and Eugene Yi talk about the journey their film "Free Chol Soo Lee" has already made and the road that lies ahead, the importance of this story to Asian American activists, and impart some wisdom to doc makers about the process of applying to and working with ITVS.

  3. What Your Peers Want You to Know About Making Docs

    May 13, 2021

    Experienced documentarians offer advice gleaned from their own journeys as filmmakers, from how to stick with it when it all seems so overwhelming, to finding your own support network, to how learning all the technical tricks of the trade will make your project stronger.

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  1. Reimagining Policing and Public Safety

    April 30, 2021

    We asked more than 500 community members from across the country to discuss policing and public safety. Read participant's feedback on how communities can improve public safety.

  2. Filmmakers Show How Hard it Is to Make Change in Epic "Philly D.A." Docuseries

    April 6, 2021

    The co-directors and producer of the epic PBS docuseries "Philly D.A." share insight on switching from a feature to a series, working with ITVS, why it's good to have it on PBS, and how they got unprecedented access to Larry Krasner's office.