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"Free Chol Soo Lee" Filmmakers Share Desire to Tell Complex, Nuanced Stories of Asian AmericansMay 31, 2021
Julie Ha and Eugene Yi talk about the journey their film "Free Chol Soo Lee" has already made and the road that lies ahead, the importance of this story to Asian American activists, and impart some wisdom to doc makers about the process of applying to and working with ITVS.
Filmmakers Show How Hard it Is to Make Change in Epic "Philly D.A." DocuseriesApril 6, 2021
The co-directors and producer of the epic PBS docuseries "Philly D.A." share insight on switching from a feature to a series, working with ITVS, why it's good to have it on PBS, and how they got unprecedented access to Larry Krasner's office.
Sundance from Home: Finding New Ways to Network and ConnectMarch 2, 2021
Try Harder! and Ailey directors Debbie Lum and Jamila Wignot report back about the challenges and rewards of premiering virtually.
Three Quick Questions with 2021 Sundance FilmmakersFebruary 5, 2021
We asked ITVS-supported Sundance filmmakers—Debbie Lum, director of Try Harder!, and Ailey director Jamila Wignot and producer Lauren DeFilippo—3 quick and light questions about how they're doing while they ramped up to premiere their films.
"Art Has to Capture the Struggle of Our People": Lorena Manriquez and SiqueirosSeptember 4, 2020
Director Lorena Manríquez spoke with me about the filmmaking process behind her film about Mexican muralist David Siqueiros, as well as the persistence required, and working during COVID quarantine.