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  1. And the Artists Month Viewer Contest Winners Are...

    April 26, 2011

    Independent Lens fans have spoken and selected a winner for our Artists Month contest. Read details below from our friends at the IL blog. Honestly, we are humbled and amazed by all of the artists who submitted their work to us for our Are You a Visionary? art contest in honor of our Artists Month slate of documentaries for April. Never in the history of our user

  2. FOCUS ON: Pedro Kos, Editor of Waste Land

    April 16, 2011

    BTB is delighted to introduce a new feature called FOCUS ON — a regular interview series profiling independent filmmakers and their projects. Up first is editor Pedro Kos, whose Oscar-nominated doc Waste Land airs Tuesday, April 19 on Independent Lens. What was the first film project you ever edited? In 1996, I was a student in the New York Film Academy

  3. Enter the Independent Lens Artists Month Contest

    April 13, 2011

    Prizes include a signed print from Marwencol and an original painting from Mikey Welsh (former Weezer bassist) In celebration of Artists Month, we're putting out a call for entries to you -- our creative audience -- to create and submit a piece of artwork that best reflects you. We're looking for expressions of identity and creativity here: Perhaps it's a

  4. Live Chat for Artists Month from ITVS, Art Beat, and Independent Lens

    April 11, 2011

    In celebration of Artists Month, PBS NewsHour’s Art Beat, Independent Lens, and ITVS are hosting a live chat with the filmmakers behind this month's slate of amazing docs. The chat starts at 7PM EST and will include filmmakers Tamra Davis (director of Jean Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child), Pedro Kos (editor of Waste Land) and Jeff Malmberg (director

  5. Free Screening of Waste Land Tonight in Orange County

    March 23, 2011

    A free screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary Waste Land starts tonight at 7:30 PM at the UltraLuxe Theater in Orange County. Filmmaker Lucy Walker’s acclaimed documentary about the artist Vik Muniz and his collection of portraits from garbage will air April 19 on Independent Lens. Community Cinema goers in the Orange County area will have