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  1. A Conversation with Dr. Angela Davis

    January 20, 2012

    Earlier this month, Independent Lens launched a slate of films celebrating Black History at the Television Critics Association in Los Angeles. While at the event, the series teamed up with PBS NEWSHOUR'S Hari Sreenivasan to interview many of the filmmakers and subjects. Watch an excerpt below of Sreenivasan's conversation with Dr. Angela Davis,

  2. ITVS in the News

    November 30, 2011

    A sampling of coverage from PBS NewsHour, The Boston Herald, NPR, and more…PBS NewsHour's The Rundown: We Still Live Here Traces Comeback of Wampanoag Indian Language On Thursday's NewsHour, we'll feature an excerpt of the film We Still Live Here, which tells the story of the return of the Wampanoag Indian language, the first time a language with no native

  3. Revisiting The Oath and Gitmo, 10 Years After 9/11

    September 9, 2011

    In recognition of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, ITVS and PBS NewsHour will be hosting a live chat with The Oath filmmaker Laura Poitras and others.The Oath, which is streaming free on ITVS Indies Showcase from September 11 to 13, follows the story of Abu Jandal, Osama bin Laden’s former bodyguard, and Salim Hamdan, a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay Prison and the

  4. Better This World: POV Film Examines Plot Behind a Protest

    September 6, 2011

    By Hari SreenivasanThe ITVS-funded doc Better this World airs Tuesday, September 6 on POV. PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan, who regularly moderates live chats on BTB,  profiles Katie Galloway's and Kelly Duane de la Vega's acclaimed film. This post first appeared on Hari's daily news blog, The Rundown. "Better this World" is the name of a film airing on

  5. Live Chat on Globalization and Poor Working Conditions in China

    August 8, 2011

    Filmmaker Micha Peled’s China Blue begins its free stream on Friday, August 12, as part of ITVS’s Indies Showcase. To kick off the online premiere, PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan will moderate a live chat on BTB on Friday at 11amPT / 2pm ET with Peled and others, focusing the discussion on globalization and poor working conditions in