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  1. Revisit Our Live Chat on Gender Identity, Violence, and Two Spirits

    June 9, 2011

    On Monday, June 13, leaders from the LGBT community joined ITVS, KQED, and Independent Lens for a discussion about issues raised in the film Two Spirits.<a href="https://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=7d64a21c0f"

  2. Nicholas Kristof’s Reports for Half The Sky Underway

    June 2, 2011

    The New York Times op-ed columnist is behind the recently announced primetime television special Half The Sky, which premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens in fall 2012.Last month, BTB unveiled ITVS and CPB’s investment in Half The Sky, a primetime television special and multi-platform project based on New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl

  3. Geena Davis Expects Women and Girls to Lead

    June 2, 2011

    Oscar-winning Actor Geena Davis helped launch ITVS' Women and Girls Lead campaign at the PBS Annual meeting in Orlando, FL. Here, Davis describes why she has so much faith in the power of public media and the power of women and girls. During the conference, Davis discussed her own work on gender discrimination in media, as well as ITVS' multi-year

  4. ITVS in the News

    May 31, 2011

    A sampling of coverage from The New York Times, indieWIRE, NPR and more… New York Times: A TV Project Planned on Female Leadership The Independent Television Service and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are teaming up for a three-year, 50-film project called “Women and Girls Lead,” which will put a documentary spotlight on leadership roles of

  5. Shelbyville Sparks Immigration Discussion in Washington

    May 27, 2011

    On the heels of the national broadcast premiere of Welcome to Shelbyville on Independent Lens, ITVS partnered with The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration to host a special screening of the award-winning documentary at the George C. Marshall Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The documentary is currently