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  1. On the Road with Community Classroom

    November 30, 2012

    November was a busy month for Community Classroom, the ITVS program dedicated to creating educational film resources for use in high schools, colleges, and community settings. We took Community Classroom on the road to three annual educator conferences, including the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), National Council for Teachers of

  2. Tweetback from Wham! Bam! Islam! via #ILDocClub

    October 14, 2011

    The 10th season of Independent Lens kicked off last night with filmmaker Isaac Solotaroff's Wham! Bam! Islam! Fans tuned in to watch the journey of THE 99 creator Naif Al-Mutawa and shared their thoughts online, as part of Independent Lens' new film club at #ILDocClub.  Be sure to join the conversation next time you're watching Independent Lens on PBS.

  3. First Up on IL: Wham! Bam! Islam!

    October 11, 2011

    The 10th season of Independent Lens kicks off this Thursday, October 13 at 10PM (check local listings) with Isaac Solotaroff’s documentary Wham! Bam! Islam! The film follows Kuwaiti psychologist Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa as he battles to launch a comic series with 99 superheroes based on the 99 virtues of Allah. Viewers should check out the filmmaker’s recent

  4. Introducing the New Independent Lens Film Club (#ILDocClub)

    October 10, 2011

    This week, Independent Lens introduced its own documentary club on twitter #ILDocClub. The tag will be used to generate live chatter from around the country during the show's national broadcast on PBS. Here’s how it works: Wham Bam Islam! is premiering Thursday at 10pm on most PBS stations (check here to see when it is on in your area). While you watch, or