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  1. San Francisco Goes Parking with ITVS

    September 22, 2010

    Many thanks to all the Bay Area residents who made the trip to the parking lot of The Good Hotel at 7th and Minna street last Friday night for this season’s launch of Independent Lens and free outdoor screening of The Parking Lot Movie. The event was part of the annual Park(ing) Day, which encourages citizens to turn metered parking spaces into public spaces for

  2. The Parking Lot Movie: Filmmaker Interview

    September 17, 2010

    Filmmaker Meghan Eckman spoke to BTB this week about her film The Parking Lot Movie, which premieres on Independent Lens Tuesday, October 19th. The film will also be screened tonight in San Francisco at the parking lot across from The Good Hotel at 7 PM.Congratulations on your film. Give us a little background on the movie and what inspired you to make

  3. Free Parking & Free Movie!

    September 16, 2010

    The launch of this year’s season of Independent Lens, hosted by America Ferrera, kicks off this Friday night, September 17th at 7 PM in San Francisco. Don’t have a ticket? Perfect. It’s free! Just show up to the parking lot across from The Good Hotel at 7th and Minna Street. In conjunction with Parking Day — an annual global event where citizens, artists, and

  4. San Francisco: ITVS Joins Power to the Peaceful

    September 8, 2010

    The annual Power to the Peaceful Festival, featuring CARE Ambassador Michael Franti and more than 50,000 music fans, will take place in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, September 11, 2010. The night before, on Friday, September 10 at 8 pm, CARE and Michael Franti will kick off the festival with the second annual Global Action Forum & Celebration at the

  5. Los Angeles and San Francisco Proclaim April 20th to be "Dirt Day"

    April 20, 2010

    The cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco have issued proclamations naming April 20th to be “Dirt Day” in honor of Dirt! The Movie, the award-winning documentary airing nationwide on PBS’ Independent Lens tonight at 10 PM (check local listings). San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Los Angeles Councilwoman Jan Perry will sign the official Dirt! Day