We always have something new in the works. Here's what you need to know.

Recent Posts

  1. Filmmaker Byron Hurt Chats Live About Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes

    July 27, 2011

    ITVS Indies Showcase will present its first live chat on Thursday, July 28 at 11am PT / 2pm ET with filmmaker Byron Hurt, whose acclaimed documentary Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes streams free from July 28 to 30.<a

  2. Legalities of Hip-Hop Front and Center in D.C.

    November 29, 2010

    Michon Boston is Community Cinema’s regional outreach coordinator in Washington, D.C. She helped organize a recent panel about legal issues raised in the documentary Copyright Criminals and filed this report. Earlier this year, Community Cinema D.C. partnered with Words Beats & Life Inc. for its presentation of Copyright Criminals. WBL Inc.

  3. Live Webinar Tomorrow Night: Copyright and Fair Use in the Art World and Classroom

    March 9, 2010

    Are you looking for ways to incorporate digital media into your teaching? Don’t understand the rules of online copyright and fair use? On Wednesday, March 10  at 8:00 PM ET, join PBS Teachers and Classroom 2.0 for a special live webinar that will explore the implications of copyright and fair use laws in the classroom. The seminar will also explore how to

  4. Special Community Screening of P-Star Rising

    February 8, 2010

    A special community screening of the Independent Lens film P-Star Rising was recently held in Chicago. The film, which airs tomorrow night at 10:00 PM on Independent Lens on PBS, looks at nine-year-old Pricilla who wants to be the youngest female rap star ever and her single father who is determined to help her make it big. Find out what happened from

  5. Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats &Rhymes Premiering Tonight on Independent Lens on PBS

    January 26, 2010

    "... a broad and eye-opening portrait of hip-hop masculinity." - The Washington Post Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes takes an in-depth look at machismo in rap music and hip-hop culture -- where creative genius, poetic beauty, and mad beats collide with misogyny, violence, and homophobia. Get broadcast listings and discover other films featured now