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WHEN I RISE premieres ON THE PBS SERIES INDEPENDENT LENS
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011 AT 10 PM ET

An object lesson on living life with dignity and grace, When I Rise will premiere on the Emmy® Award–winning PBS series Independent Lens, hosted by America Ferrera, on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 10 PM ET (check local listings).

About Independent Lens

Independent Lens is an Emmy® Award-winning weekly series airing Tuesday nights at 10 PM on PBS. The acclaimed anthology series features documentaries and a limited number of fiction films united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement, and unflinching visions of their independent producers. Independent Lens features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history. Presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), the series is supported by interactive companion websites, national publicity, and community engagement campaigns. Further information about the series is available at www.pbs.org/independentlens. Independent Lens is jointly curated by ITVS and PBS, and is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), a private corporation funded by the American people, with additional funding provided by PBS and the National Endowment for the Arts. The series producer is Lois Vossen.

For more information, please contact:
Voleine Amilcar, ITVS 415-356-8383 x 244 voleine_amilcar@itvs.org
Mary Lugo 770-623-8190 lugo@negia.net
Cara White 843-881-1480 cara.white@mac.com