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  1. The Masculinity Project: Virtual Screening of FEBRUARY ONE by Rebecca Cerese

    June 30, 2009

    The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) and ITVS recently launched a weekly, web-based “virtual screening" series, which showcases some of the latest short documentaries from the Masculinity Project. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A and give audience members worldwide the opportunity to engage with the filmmaker. Find out what

  2. NBPC and ITVS Launch Virtual Screenings From The Masculinity Project

    June 25, 2009

    The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) are launching a weekly, web-based “virtual screening" series, June 25-July 30, which will showcase some of the latest thought-provoking and highly-acclaimed short documentaries from The Masculinity Project. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A

  3. Recent Talkback About Independent Lens This Month

    June 18, 2009

    It's hard to believe another season of Independent Lens has come to an end. Check out some of the recent Talkback from viewers about films airing this month. Share your own thoughts and stay tuned for the latest updates about the upcoming season. ASK NOT  “Thank you for educating me about ‘Don't Ask Don't Tell.’ I am a teenager, and if I understand the need for

  4. Watch THE ORDER OF MYTHS Tonight on Independent Lens

    June 9, 2009

    Tonight at 10:00 PM on Independent Lens on PBS (check local listings), a special encore presentation of THE ORDER OF MYTHS: The doctrine, "separate but equal" ended in the 1950s, right? Think again. At America's oldest Mardi Gras--celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama--events remain segregated between white and black residents. Beneath the surface

  5. Filmmaker Lisa Russell Wins Boston/New England Emmy Award for BI-RACIAL HAIR

    June 9, 2009

    Filmmaker Lisa Russell was recently honored at the Boston/New England Emmy Awards for her short film BI-RACIAL HAIR, which will have an encore presentation tonight at 10:00 PM on Independent Lens with THE ORDER OF MYTHS (check local listings). Read about her experience making the film, attending the ceremony and what she thought about getting bumped by