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  1. ‘When Mothers Are Saved, Families Are Saved’: Half the Sky Addresses Maternal Mortality

    September 24, 2012

    In many developing countries, pregnancy may as well be considered a death sentence. With the premiere of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide just a week away, we felt it was the perfect time to provide a primer of sorts on the various issues highlighted in this special two-night broadcast event. Throughout this next

  2. Milking the Rhino, Sunday on Global Voices

    September 6, 2012

    This week, Global Voices brings you Milking the Rhino by filmmaker David E. Simpson, who provided us an update from the film. The documentary airs Sunday, September 9 on the WORLD Channel.Milking the Rhino examines the deepening conflict between rural Africans and animals in the ever-shrinking African wilderness, offering a complex, intimate

  3. Newly Funded: ITVS is Pleased to Announce Funding for Roger Ross Williams's God Loves Uganda

    June 19, 2012

    ITVS recently approved funding for the documentary God Loves Uganda  by filmmakers Roger Ross Williams (Director/Producer) and Julie Goldman (Producer). God Loves Uganda is a journey into the heart of East Africa, where Ugandan pastors and their American counterparts spread God’s word and evangelical values to millions desperate for a better life.

  4. ITVS Indies Showcase Audience Award Winner - A Panther in Africa

    October 3, 2011

    Your votes have been counted and the ITVS Indies Showcase Audience Award goes to  A Panther in Africa!  To bring closure to the inaugural ITVS Indies Showcase festival which just wrapped up, viewers were asked to select a favorite film for the always-coveted Audience Award. Well, the votes have been tallied and the Indies Showcase Audience Award winner

  5. World Mourns Passing of Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai

    September 26, 2011

    Wangari Maathai, the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize, passed away while having treatment for ovarian cancer on Monday. Wangari Maathai, the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize, passed away on Monday while having treatment for ovarian cancer. Maathai was the founder of Kenya's Green Belt