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  1. Global Voices Tackles Kony, Women’s Issues, and More

    April 12, 2012

    Global Voices returns for a fifth season begnning Sunday, May 6 at 10 PM with Peace vs Justice, a film that examines the local and international efforts made to stop Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Africa.  ITVS has announced the lineup for the fifth season of Global Voices, the international documentary television series airing on the

  2. Women, War & Peace Earns TV Academy Honors

    March 16, 2012

    PBS's Women, War & Peace will be among seven programs to receive Television Academy Honors nods at the May 2 ceremony in Los Angeles. Recognized for personifying "Television with a Conscience," the five-part PBS mini-series, is a global media initiative on the roles of women in peace and conflict. The film premiered last year as part of public

  3. Women and Girls Lead Presents Three Social Screenings as Part of Online Film Festival

    March 9, 2012

    The Women and Girls Lead Online Film Festival will host three social screenings (Taking Root, Troop 1500, and Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes) during the month of March. In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, Women and Girls Lead presents a month-long online film festival featuring a collection of documentary films by

  4. A Storified Account of Women and Girls Lead in Action

    March 8, 2012

    ITVS and CARE presented a powerful screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell on Wednesday night in Washington D.C. and via Livestream. ITVS's Rebecca Huval combed through the tweets and online chatter to provide this storified account, which you can find after the jump.[<a

  5. A Message from Mary Louise Parker on International Women's Day

    March 8, 2012

    The Independent Lens host invites you to celebrate International Women's Day and ITVS's public media campaign — Women and Girls Lead. Show your support for the initiative (literally!) by adding the campaign’s banner to your Facebook profile for 24 hours in celebration of International Women's Day. You can find the images on the Women and Girls Lead