Though PBS'sIndependent Lens aired Brad Lichtenstein's film As Goes Janesville last week, ITVS is hosting a free screening/discussion at the San Francisco Main Library tomorrow, Tues., Oct. 16, 5:30-6:30 PM. Join us this morning in conversation with director and filmmaker to talk about "Janesville, Wisconsin: Paul Ryan's hometown." President of 371 Productions, a Milwaukee-based independent production company that makes documentaries, commercial work, technology projects and community engagement campaigns, the director has produced for FRONTLINE and Bill Moyers and the PBS series Local News. With New York based Lumiere Productions, he produced With God on Our Side: The History of the Religious Right; André's Lives, a portrait of the "Jewish Schindler"; The Discovery Channel's Safe, about domestic violence; PBS's Caught in the Crossfire, about three Arab New Yorkers after 9/11and the BBC/Court TV co-production of Ghosts of Attica, for which he was awarded a duPont. He made the ITVS film Almost Home, a PBS Independent Lens documentary about people who live and work in a elder-care community.His current projects include What We Got: DJ Spooky's Journey Through the Commons, a documentary/fiction/transmedia enterprise about the over-privatization of what belongs to all of us.Brad has taught documentary film production at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,where he also founded docUWM, a documentary center that provides students an opportunity to learn by making professional films.he is a father & husband. Before you watch the 2nd Presidential Debate on PBS,share in a riveting Community Cinema experience. Visit http://itvs.org/films/as-goes-janesville Music:Archie Shepp's "Cousin Mary."
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