The ITVS Indie Roundup

A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval.

Our friends at Chicken & Egg Pictures just granted more than $200,000 to 25 documentaries produced by female filmmakers. Take a look at this year’s enticing list films.

Become a pre-interview pro with these tips from the directors of Better This World and ITVS’s The Revisionaries, including how to make your subjects feel like you aren’t “against them.”

Would you let the world see what’s inside your refrigerator? The subjects of this photography series did: You Are What You Eat by San Antonio photographer Mark Menjivar proves that the smallest details inside a person’s home often reveal so much about their character.

Documentarians are using crowdfunding skills for more than their own films — the community has rallied around Big River Man director John Maringouin to help him treat a potentially fatal tumor. So far, they’ve raised $64,000.
Catch up with the iconic work of photographer Annie Leibovitz in this American Masters documentary, available for free streaming at Open Culture.

Aside from its Park City extravaganza, Sundance has mini film festivals across the country. Here is the recently announced lineup of 10 moviesplaying in art houses throughout the US, including Ann Arbor, MI; Boston, MA; Brooklyn, NY; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Nashville, TN; Orlando, FL; San Francisco, CA; and Tucson, AZ.