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  1. The Garbage Dreams Game Nominated in 2nd Annual Games for Change Awards

    May 13, 2011

    The Games For Change Awards recognize excellence in games that address current, pressing social issues. The Garbage Dreams Game, developed to complement the acclaimed Independent Lens documentary by Mai Iskander, received a nomination in the 2nd Annual Games for Change Awards in the Transmedia category. The awards recognize excellence in “games for

  2. And the Artists Month Viewer Contest Winners Are...

    April 26, 2011

    Independent Lens fans have spoken and selected a winner for our Artists Month contest. Read details below from our friends at the IL blog. Honestly, we are humbled and amazed by all of the artists who submitted their work to us for our Are You a Visionary? art contest in honor of our Artists Month slate of documentaries for April. Never in the history of our user

  3. Three ITVS programs Win Peabody Awards

    March 31, 2011

    The George Foster Peabody Awards, administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, is the oldest, and one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media. Among this year’s winners are three ITVS programs Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian, The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel

  4. Oscar-Nominated Waste Land Heads to Independent Lens

    February 28, 2011

    Director Lucy Walker attended Sunday night’s academy awards as one of five films nominated for Best Documentary Feature Lucy Walker and the Waste Land crew were on hand for last night’s 83rd Annual Academy Award ceremony in Los Angeles. The award for Best Documentary Feature was eventually dealt out to Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs for Inside Job. As we

  5. San Francisco Gets a Peek at Academy Award-Nominated Waste Land

    February 18, 2011

    Filmmaker Lucy Walker attended a screening in SF on Wednesday Lucy Walker’s Oscar-nominated doc Waste Land will have its broadcast premiere April 19 on Independent Lens on PBS, but San Francisco got a sneak peak this week in an exclusive screening and reception. ITVS co-hosted a screening of Waste Land this past Wednesday as the film and its director Lucy