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  1. February is More Than a Month

    February 2, 2011

     This month, BTB will be featuring films by and about African Americans and, in particular , work from the AfroPoP series produced by the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC). Our work with this organization and filmmakers of color extend far beyond the month of February. To start things off, here is an interview with African American filmmaker

  2. Arts & Science Unite Between the Folds

    January 18, 2011

    Between the Folds airs Tuesday night on Independent Lens (check local listings). The documentary chronicles the stories of 10 fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and hard-earned graduate degrees — all to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paper folders. Here’s a clip… We’ve also produced an exhibit of

  3. Live Chat with Children of Haiti Filmmaker Alex Hammond

    January 12, 2011

    BTB is pleased to welcome the director of Children of Haiti, Alex Hammond, for a live chat today, Wednesday January 12 at Noon Pacific (3 PM EST). Children of Haiti aired Tuesday night on Independent Lens, one year after the devastating earthquake rocked the nation. Log on to the event below and start loading your questions for Alex. We hope to get to them all.

  4. Tonight on Independent Lens: Children of Haiti

    January 11, 2011

    In the midst of Haiti’s lush mountains and historical relics is an epidemic of over 500,000 orphan children who wander the streets day and night. Known as the “soulless” and forgotten by their own people, they do what they must to survive each day. Children of Haiti, airing Tuesday night at 10 PM on Independent Lens (check local listings) follows three

  5. International Call Profile: Koen Suidgeest

    December 8, 2010

    With fewer than five days to go before the International Call deadline, (December 10, 2010!), BTB is highlighting past recipients. This week, we turn to Koen Suidgeest and his film Karla’s Arrival, which explores the subculture of second-generation street kids in Managua, Nicaragua. The documentary tells the story through the experience of a