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  1. Now Streaming on Indies Showcase: Daddy & Papa

    August 30, 2011

    Exploring the growing phenomenon of gay fatherhood through the stories of four families, Daddy & Papa looks at gay fathers who face both the routine and revolutionary challenges of becoming parents. Watch the Emmy Award-nominated documentary streaming free until Sept. 1st on ITVS's Indies Showcase.Daddy & Papa explores the personal,

  2. Now Streaming on Indies Showcase: Girls Like Us

    August 24, 2011

    Emmy Award-winning documentary from Jane C. Wagner and Tina DiFeliciantonio takes a disarming look into the lives of teenage girls, working to shape their identities in the ’90s. Girls Like Us streams free until Friday, August 26, as part of ITVS's Indies Showcase. An ethnically diverse group of four working class girls strut, flirt, and testify in this

  3. Filmmakers Judy Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith Earn Emmy Nomination for Most Dangerous Man

    July 14, 2011

    The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg And The Pentagon Papers has picked up an Emmy nomination for Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking. The documentary, produced by Judy Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith, aired last season on P.O.V.. Join ITVS in congratulating the filmmakers and P.O.V.! The film follows Daniel Ellsberg, a leading

  4. From Low Budget to Gold Statuette

    November 17, 2010

    Filmmaker Heather Ross recently picked up an Emmy for her film Girls on the Wall, which was a recipient of ITVS’s Open Call. Ross fills in the picture for BTB on the journey that led to the award. Six years ago, I moved to a faraway city and started shooting a documentary with the naïve idea that the rest of the pieces would fall into place. The film, Girls on the

  5. International Call Profile: Rachel Wexler

    November 12, 2010

    With the International Call deadline less than a month away (December 10, 2010!), BTB is highlighting past recipients of funding through that initiative. This week, we turn to Producer Rachel Wexler who teamed up with Director Geoffrey Smith on his Emmy Award-winning documentary The English Surgeon. Wexler is also attached to the ITVS-funded film My