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  1. The Attack on Our Democracy

    January 8, 2021

    As an organization that exists to strengthen our democracy, ITVS condemns the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol and all that it exemplifies.

  2. Lois Vossen amidst her many awards, at the ITVS office

    Lois Vossen Elected to Television Academy Board of Governors Executive Committee

    January 6, 2021

    Lois Vossen has been the executive producer of Independent Lens since the show's inception as a primetime series on PBS.

  3. Larry Krasner, D.A. of Philadelphia, with press

    Philly D.A. Docuseries Will Premiere at Sundance

    December 15, 2020

    Philly D.A., a multi-part series co-produced by ITVS that details the dramatic work inside the office of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, will premiere at Sundance Film Festival.

  4. Alonzo King headshot

    Alonzo King’s Empowering Keynote from ITVS Independents Summit

    November 2, 2020

    Alonzo King, the Founder and Artistic Director of LINES Ballet, is an internationally renowned, award-winning choreographer. In September 2020, he was named one of five honorees of the Dance Magazine Awards, which recognize innovation and artistic excellence in the field of dance. Past winners have included Agnes de Mille, Alvin Ailey, Twyla Tharp and

  5. Always in Season: Lennon Lacy's mother Claudia, during a march

    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