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  1. Independent Lens Takes Center Stage at TCA Press Tour

    July 24, 2012

    The weekly series held two high profile events at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles, featuring Byron Hurt’s new film Soul Food Junkies and the landmark, two-part series Half the Sky. PBS held court for two days at the Beverly Hilton, as they unveiled Public Television's upcoming fall lineup for the critics. On Saturday,

  2. Independent Lens Takes on TCA!

    July 20, 2012

    Over the course of the next two weeks, journalists and television critics will be flocking to the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles for the biannual Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour in Los Angeles for a chance to preview upcoming programs from major broadcast and cable networks. This weekend, PBS is prominently featuring Independent Lens

  3. A Hackathon Begins at Silverdocs

    June 21, 2012

    The “Silverhacks” panel examines an open source community that unites documentary storytellers and technologists for two days to introduce an original web documentary. ITVS’s Jonathan Archer will participate in the event on Thursday, June 21 at 3pm ET. Hackathons offer documentarians the  chance to collaborate with creative technologists to

  4. Geena Davis Says Women and Girls Lead in Nashville

    May 24, 2012

     The Academy Award-winning actor and advocate made her first visit to Nashville this week, speaking at multiple events devoted to empowering women and girls.On Thursday, Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership and The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media hosted the event: “A League of Their Own,” — featuring an

  5. PBS Shines Light on Independents at 2012 Annual Meeting

    May 23, 2012

    Each spring, PBS hosts its Annual Meeting, an opportunity for people from across the public television landscape to come together and see what worked the year before and look ahead to what the coming year holds.  The PBS Annual Meeting is attended by public television station staff including general managers, programmers, outreach and publicity staff,