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July 13, 20122 years ago

JESSE OWENS is available on DVD and iTunes!

JESSE OWENS is available on DVD and iTunes! The DVD is available in the US on www.shoppbs.org It is also available in the U.K. by going to http://www.pbsamerica.co.uk/jesse-owens-2. You may also purchase the film on iTunes! About the Film: Jesse Owens is a Firelight Films production for the PBS series American Experience. The film examines the life and legacy of the African American sprinter, a sharecropper's son, who triumphed over adversity to win four gold medals in the face of Hitler's Aryan nation at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Read more
May 3, 20122 years ago

CRITICS GIVE "JESSE OWENS" THUMBS UP!

JESSE OWENS aired on PBS on May 1st. Jesse Owens is a Firelight Films production for the PBS series American Experience. The film examines the life and legacy of the African-American sprinter, a sharecropper's son, who triumphed over adversity to win four gold medals in the face of Hitler's Aryan nation at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Read more
April 16, 20122 years ago

MABLE SPEAKS! Mable Haddock Weighs in on Schedule Changes to Independent Lens and POV at PBS

WHY PRODUCERS OF COLOR SUPPORT THE CALL TO ACTION TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT LENS AND POV, THE UNIQUE CHALLENGES FACED BY PRODUCERS OF COLOR, AND SOME RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACTION.

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March 6, 20122 years ago

FREEDOM RIDERS REACHED 3 MILLION VIEWERS -- "MOST WATCHED" ON AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN 2011

Freedom Riders, with three million viewers on PBS' American Experience, "was the most-watched in the franchise in 2011." Click here and scroll down to read the article "PBS On a Roll". Congrats to the Freedom Riders team!

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February 16, 20122 years ago

Reminder! MORE THAN A MONTH Airs on PBS TONIGHT!

More Than a Month is a feature documentary that follows African American filmmaker, Shukree Hassan Tilghman, on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. Through a challenging, complex, and often comedic journey, More than a Month explores what the treatment of history tells us about race and equality in “post-racial” America.

More Than A Month is scheduled to air tonight on PBS' Independent Lens. Check local listings. Tilghman participates in the Firelight Media Producers' Lab.
February 4, 20122 years ago

FREEDOM RIDERS PBS ENCORE ON TUESDAY, FEB. 7TH!

Still haven't seen the acclaimed film Freedom Riders? Even if you have seen it, grab a friend or a family member and see it again! PBS will air an encore of FREEDOM RIDERS on Tuesday evening, February 7, 2012 on American Experience. Check local listings for show times. Spread the word! Let's make this rebroadcast even bigger than the original premiere!

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July 10, 20113 years ago

Congrats to Filmmaker Shukree Tilghman!

Congrats to filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman! Tilghman's film More Than A Month was acquired for broadcast by the PBS series Independent Lens and will air in February 2012. More Than A Month will also be part of the ITVS Community Cinema program, an outreach initiative that promotes Independent Lens films through free public screenings in over 100 cities prior to broadcast.

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