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  1. A Film With Multiple Characters, Told on Multiple Platforms

    December 17, 2010

    Last week, Independent Lens hosted its first social screening on the Independent Lens Facebook fan page with an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming miniseries, The Calling. Led by Series Director and Executive Producer Danny Alpert, the four-hour documentary series follows seven young people on a dramatic journey as they train to become professional

  2. IL Facebook Hosts a Social Screening of The Calling

    December 6, 2010

    On Thursday, December 9, from 5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET join Independent Lens, WTTW, and the Art Institute of Chicago for an exclusive social media screening of The Calling on the Independent Lens Facebook fan page or on our Livestream channel before it airs on PBS. The half-hour screening of selected scenes from the four-hour series will be followed by a panel

  3. Faith in America: What’s Your Calling?

    November 4, 2010

    With the chambers of Congress divided and the ominous-sounding T.V. spots discontinued, one campaign is just starting to take flight. The Calling, which will air on Independent Lens in two parts on December 20 & 21, has launched an online initiative titled From tug-boat artists to jazz musicians, the What’s Your Calling