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  1. Filmmakers Sean Flynn and Beth Murphy Discuss THE PROMISE OF FREEDOM

    October 15, 2009

    ITVS funds, distributes and promotes new programs produced by independent producers primarily for public television and beyond. Check out the clip below with co-producer Sean Flynn and director/producer Beth Murphy, who received Open Call funds for their film THE PROMISE OF FREEDOM, which looks at the story of Kirk Johnson, a 26-year-old American aid

  2. In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

    September 28, 2009

     Michel Martin, host of Tell Me More, interviews filmmaker Juan Mandelbaum about OUR DISAPPEARED/NUESTROS DISAPARECIDOS on Independent Lens. Listen to the interview >>“If you have only...90 minutes: Watch HERB & DOROTHY, a charming documentary portrait of a Manhattan couple who amassed a superb art collection despite their modest

  3. Watch SEOUL TRAIN on Global Voices on PBS WORLD

    September 25, 2009

    “So compelling that you can't stop watching,” - Wall Street Journal A growing and potentially explosive humanitarian crisis is threatening East Asian peace: the life and death of North Koreans as they try to escape their homeland and China. SEOUL TRAIN exposes the complex geopolitics and bureaucracy entangling the lives of thousands of North Korean

  4. Exclusive Video: Special Presentation of OUR DISAPPEARED, airing Tonight on Independent Lens

    September 21, 2009

    They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly “disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and “disappeared” during the

  5. Q&A with Valérie Delpierre, Producer of END OF WAITING TIME

    September 18, 2009

    Beyond the Box Blog recently interviewed Valérie Delpierre, producer of END OF WAITING TIME, airing Sunday, September 20 at 10:00 PM on Global Voices on PBS WORLD (check local listings). The film looks at the long dictatorship of Spanish General Francisco Franco during which hundreds of people were arrested, executed or disappeared. Learn more about her