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  1. Independent Lens and ITVS Receive 11 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    July 12, 2012

    The News and Documentary 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 LensBhutto by Duane Baughman and Johnny O'HaraOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long

  2. Bhutto Producer Mark Siegel Reflects on Benazir Bhutto

    April 23, 2012

    Mark Siegel, co-producer of the documentary Bhutto, discusses his relationship with the former Prime Minister of Pakistan. The film, which aired last season on Independent Lens, earned a Peabody award earlier this month. Siegel and filmmaker Duane Baughman will accept the prestigious award on May 21 in New York. 

  3. Three ITVS Programs Win Peabody Awards

    April 4, 2012

    Bhutto, My Perestroika, and Who Killed Chea Vichea were among the ITVS programs to earn the George Foster Peabody Awards this year. Administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Peabody is one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media. Congratulations to the filmmakers on this incredible

  4. Indie Lens, ITVS & PBS NewsHour Host Chat on Bhutto Doc & Women’s Leadership

    May 9, 2011

    On Wednesday, at 2pm ET / 11am PT, ITVS, Independent Lens, and PBS NewsHour will co-present a live chat on the Independent Lens documentary Bhutto and women's leadership.<a href=""

  5. Several ITVS Films Honored by IDA

    November 30, 2010

     The winners of the International Documentary Association’s 2010 IDA Documentary Awards were announced this week with several ITVS films earning high praise, including: Waste Land ***Airing this season on Independent Lens The IDA Pare Lorentz Award, in homage to the pioneering filmmaker’s legacy, was awarded to Lucy Walker for Waste Land. The