In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

Posted on September 28, 2009


Michel Martin, host of Tell Me More, interviews filmmaker Juan Mandelbaum about OUR DISAPPEARED/NUESTROS DISAPARECIDOS on Independent Lens. Listen to the interview >>

“If you have only...90 minutes: Watch HERB & DOROTHY, a charming documentary portrait of a Manhattan couple who amassed a superb art collection despite their modest salaries as a postal clerk and librarian (PBS, October 13 at 10 P.M.)” Read more [PDF] >>

“Indie movie fave Maggie Gyllenhaal will be host of the new season of Independent Lens, premiering Oct. 13. Former hosts include Edie Falco, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle and Susan Sarandon.” Read more >>

“Recently, PBS' Independent Lens published a handy Google map of arthouse theaters all across the US and Canada. One can build one's own database and have the 411 on programmers, bookers and theater owners at one's fingertips. It's all about bringing people out of their homes and experiencing the magic of collective movie-watching again…” Read more >>


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