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  1. Watch Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter, this Weekend on PBS

    May 6, 2011

    Follow the making of a contemporary opera in  Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter — airing Sunday, May 8, on PBS. The documentary is based on the best-selling novel by Amy Tan.  Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter, a film by Monica Lam, David Petersen, and Fawn Ring, follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera's celebrated production of The

  2. Bay Area Teachers Unite at SF Film Fest

    May 6, 2011

    The documentary American Teacher screened before a crowd of educators Tuesday night at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Tuesday night was National Teacher Appreciation Day, and at the San Francisco Film Festival it was a teacher love fest. And rightly so.  After a tough year of budget cuts and political controversy, educators deserve a

  3. The San Francisco International Film Festival Begins

    April 21, 2011

    The 54th San Francisco International Film Festival runs April 21 through May 5. ITVS’ Better this World is among the competition for Best Documentary Feature. America’s longest-running film festival gets underway Thursday in San Francisco. Bay Area residents interested in navigating through the 188 films from 48 countries on display — should visit

  4. Barry Jenkins Brings FUTURESTATES to SF

    April 2, 2011

     Last week ITVS, KQED, and Public Works hosted more than 150 sci-fi fans to ring in the second season of FUTURESTATES. The San Francisco based organizations celebrated their fellow Bay Area filmmaker Barry Jenkins and his short Remigration. In the clip below, Barry summarizes the evening for BTB fans who were unable to attend… Filmmaker Robby Henson’s

  5. FUTURESTATES Launch Party is Tonight!

    March 30, 2011

    ITVS, KQED, and Public Works invite you to attend the SF launch party to ring in the second season of FUTURESTATES The event will feature screenings of Asparagus by Robby Henson, and Remigration by Barry Jenkins, two new episodes from the series. San Francisco’s award-winning writer and director Barry Jenkins will be on hand to participate in a Q&A