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  1. Geena Davis Expects Public Media to Set the Bar High

    May 23, 2011

    Oscar-winning Actor Geena Davis helped launch ITVS' Women and Girls Lead campaign at last week's PBS Annual meeting in Orlando, FL. During the conference, Davis sat down with PBS NewsHour President Simon Marks to discuss her own work on gender discrimination in media, as well as ITVS' multi-year initiative, aimed at supporting women and girl's

  2. Egypt & Democracy Front and Center on Global Voices

    May 1, 2011

    As the 2011 protests in Egypt lit up Tahrir Square and ultimately ousted President Mubarak, ITVS revisited last February with a live chat in partnership with PBS NewsHour. The discussion included the filmmakers, subjects of the doc, citizen journalists, and educators from around the globe. You can scroll through a replay of the chat below

  3. The Remarkable World of Marwencol

    April 27, 2011

    Jeff Malmberg’s acclaimed documentary Marwencol aired Tuesday night on Independent Lens. Recently, the filmmaker dropped by ITVS to talk about his experience working with the weekly PBS series.Malmberg also spoke with PBS NewsHour’s Jeff Brown to offer some background on Marwencol and his relationship with the film’s subject Mark Hogancamp.

  4. Celebrating Women’s History Month in Film

    March 17, 2011

    For 20 years ITVS has been responsible for showcasing innovative and eye-opening programming focusing on the shared and unique experiences of women worldwide. Our documentaries have covered everything from glass-ceiling-shattering female heads of state to the grassroots movements in developing nations led by women who refused to accept no for an

  5. The Congo and Beyond: Live Chat on Empowering Women

    March 4, 2011

    On Tuesday, March 8 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT, PBS NewsHour will team up with ITVS and Independent Lens to present a panel discussion on violence against women in the Congo and beyond. The Congo and Beyond: Live Chat on Empowering Women Set on the 100th anniversary of  International Women’s Day, the online discussion will use news reports and footage from the