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Drove millions of dollars in donations for gender-equity causes through Women and Girls Lead, an international public media campaign using 60 films to reach 59 million viewers.
Airing weekly on PBS, this Emmy Award-winning series is television’s leading showcase of independent documentaries, and brings vital conversations directly to communities on-the-ground and online via the programs below.
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Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, this neighborhood series brings people together for film screenings and locally-driven conversations. Online and in over 90 cities across the U.S.
Connecting you to new and targeted communities, this digital platform lets you screen your film and lead a conversation, engage with panelists, and answer poll questions from any desktop or mobile device. Over 200,000 attendees and counting.
A participatory feedback platform developed by ITVS, DocSCALE, will help gather insights from audiences in their own words, engaging communities while surfacing data that documents the evolution of understanding, dialogue, and civic decision-making at the local level.
Get free access to innovative, standards-aligned digital resources and streaming content based on our award-winning documentaries.
From our blog
April 30, 2021
We asked more than 500 community members from across the country to discuss policing and public safety. Read participant's feedback on how communities can improve public safety.
April 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.
March 8, 2021
ITVS stands in solidarity with Asian communities, as well as Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, as they endure a surge of racist discrimination and hate crimes across the world