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  1. What Your Peers Want You to Know About Making Docs

    May 13, 2021

    Experienced documentarians offer advice gleaned from their own journeys as filmmakers, from how to stick with it when it all seems so overwhelming, to finding your own support network, to how learning all the technical tricks of the trade will make your project stronger.

  2. Wangari Maathai’s Message in Honor of MLK

    January 13, 2011

     Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Kenyan Environmental Justice Leader Wangari Maathai, who is featured in the film Taking Root, offers a few words to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of community service. Video produced by: Lisa Merton and Alan DaterTo honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his commitment to service, ITVS is proud to

  3. Use Films to Organize and Engage Your Community

    May 21, 2010

    Can a film change the world if everyone just sits on their sofas and watches it, and then goes to bed? OK, sure, films can change minds and inform, but at ITVS, our goal is to leverage great films to engage and activate communities. The whole idea is to create a conversation — from the local town hall to the halls of justice around the world. If you work for a