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  1. Independent Lens and ITVS Receive Nine Emmy Nominations

    July 18, 2011

    The Emmy nominations are in and several Independent Lens docs and ITVS-funded films have been recognized. You can find a complete list of all the nominated films after the jump. Congratulations to the filmmakers! Independent Lens Art & Copy by filmmaker Doug Pray • Nominated for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming             A Village Called

  2. ITVS Takes Engagement Behind Bars and into Schools

    September 24, 2010

    As we gear up for another season of Community Cinema, BTB is highlighting some recent coverage of how this program has been adapted to engage inmates in San Francisco and Los Angeles. These pilot initiatives are furthering our mission of reaching underserved communities, including the incarcerated. This past year, Community Cinema screenings were

  3. S. Leo Chiang Goes to Jail (with Community Cinema)

    June 8, 2010

    Last month filmmaker S. Leo Chiang participated in a discussion after his picture, A Village Called Versailles, played before for an audience of inmates at the San Bruno County Jail in the San Francisco Bay Area. Chiang offered his account of what was an unlikely setting for a film festival… When ITVS emailed me about showing A Village Called Versailles,