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  1. Podcast Interview with Vice President and Indie Lens Series Producer

    June 4, 2009

    Another season of Independent Lens is quickly coming to an end––concluding with THE ORDER OF MYTHS, which looks at a complex story about race relations at America's oldest Mardi Gras, airing June 9 at 10:00, and ASK NOT, a film that explores the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, premiering June 16 at 10:00 PM (check local listings). In this

  2. Open Call Recipients: Noland Walker and Sharon LaCruise, Filmmakers of IN THE SHADOW LITTLE ROCK

    June 1, 2009

    ITVS's Open Call provides finishing funds for single non-fiction or animation public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Check out the clip below with filmmakers Noland Walker and Sharon LaCruise, who received Open Call funds for their film IN THE

  3. In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

    May 20, 2009

    "CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, a documentary feature on the PBS series Independent Lens, begins with the arresting picture ... of downtown Los Angeles hanging upside down in the sky. It's a simple but surprisingly potent image ... and it captures as well as anything the menace and nonsense of its subject, the self-destructive assertion of territory

  4. Video Feature: Tavis Smiley Show Looks at CRIPS AND BLOODS

    May 7, 2009

    On Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00 PM (check local listings), Independent Lens will present CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, which examines the conditions that have lead to the devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. Following the broadcast, be sure to watch the Tavis Smiley Show with CRIPS AND BLOODS Producer

  5. ITVS and WHYY Present CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America

    April 28, 2009

    CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, which examines the conditions that have led to the devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles, played to a full house at The Rotunda, an arts and culture space in West Philadelphia. The event was co-presented by ITVS and WHYY, in partnership with the Philadelphia Anti-Drug