Lois Vossen from PBS on the “Gold Standard of Documentary Series,” Independent Lens and the 2021 schedule #HeliumRadio
This week’s guest is Lois Vossen is the Executive Producer of Independent Lens one of the most important shows on PBS. She has been with the show since its inception as a primetime series on PBS.
Lois is responsible for commissioning new films, programming the series, and working with filmmakers on editorial and broadcast issues. Independent Lens films have received 25 Emmy Awards, 23 George Foster Peabody Awards, 5 Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia Journalism Awards, and 9 Academy Award nominations
Independent Lens does not shy away from taking on some of the most important issues of the day and their 2021 slate of films will continue that in-depth content we have come to expect from the award-winning series.
Vossen on the 2021 season:
“This season we explore the most extreme, hateful corners of the internet, as well as what it takes for women to pursue public office. We see the horrors faced by female inmates in today’s correctional system, and exactly what and who is stifling the growth of renewable energy in this country. These impressive films delve deep into the most pressing issues facing our nation, through the eyes of some of the most talented and incisive documentary filmmakers working today.”
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