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  1. ITVS in the News

    December 27, 2011

    A sampling of coverage from The New York Times, Realscreen.com, and more…The New York Times: Dot Earth Blog: If a Tree Falls, Can it win an Oscar? ...an extraordinary documentary by the brilliant young filmmakers Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman that explores the prosecution of members of the Earth Liberation Front for a series of costly arson fires. The

  2. An Encore Presentation of Lioness, Thursday on IL

    December 15, 2011

    The documentary, by filmmakers Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers, takes an intimate look at war through the eyes of women on the front lines and the U.S. military policy that bans them from combat. Lioness will air Thursday as part of an encore presentation on Independent Lens.  How did five female Army support soldiers — mechanics, supply clerks and engineers

  3. New York Women in Film & Television Honors ITVS President

    December 8, 2011

    ITVS President and CEO Sally Jo Fifer was awarded the Loreen Arbus Award for Those Who Take Action and Effect Change on Wednesday, December 7 in New York City. ITVS was recognized for spearheading public media’s Women and Girls Lead campaign. Each December, New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) presents the Muse Awards for Vision and

  4. The Year of the Girl Begins: Girl Scouts of the USA 52nd National Convention

    November 17, 2011

    The Girl Scouts of the USA is a major partner for the Women and Girls Lead campaign and last week, they invited ITVS to be a part of their National Convention in Houston, TX. Celebrating the launch of their 100th anniversary activities, the Girl Scouts announced that 2012 will be The Year of the Girl! Women and Girls Lead presented two campaign films: Strong!

  5. Wake Up Call: Abigail Disney of Women, War and Peace

    November 8, 2011

    Women, War & Peace — the first installment from the Women and Girls Lead campaign — is a five-part serieschallenging the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men’s domain. The program continues Tuesday night at 10 PM on PBS (check local listings). Ruth Fertig of the International Rescue Committee offered BTB an update on the series.  The