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  1. What Role Do Documentaries Play in Conversations About Race?

    October 12, 2020

    The Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) released a study entitled “Breaking the Silence: How Documentaries Can Shape the Conversation on Racial Violence in America and Create New Communities,” which shows that in a time of escalating media distrust and expanding news deserts, Americans view documentary storytelling as a trustworthy

  2. Welcoming Newest Films to ITVS Family in 2020

    October 5, 2020

    ITVS welcomes the newest members of the ITVS family, funded through our Open Call, Short-Form Open Call, Diversity Development Fund (DDF), and Series & Special Projects initiatives. From a community in Chicago fighting to keep its high-achieving school open in the face of gentrification, to a renegade safe injection site in Canada committed to

  3. ITVS Takes Home Three 2020 News & Documentary Emmy Awards

    September 22, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that ITVS-supported films were honored with three prestigious News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Congrats to the winning filmmakers. Read on for more.

  4. Brothers Journey to Jamaica for "Driver Radio"

    September 21, 2020

    Hit the road in Jamaica with the Brodie brothers and learn more about what drew them back to the island of childhood trips for their new web series, on working with ITVS, and whether film school is worth it.

  5. "Art Has to Capture the Struggle of Our People": Lorena Manriquez and Siqueiros

    September 4, 2020

    Director Lorena Manríquez spoke with me about the filmmaking process behind her film about Mexican muralist David Siqueiros, as well as the persistence required, and working during COVID quarantine.