Independent Television Service (itvs) Original Movies
Here we collected the best movies from Independent Television Service (ITVS) in order of popularity
Born with cystic fibrosis, 28 year old Ethan Rice faces his demise with a dark sense of humour and more concern about what his passing will mean to those he leaves behind than for himself.
Out in the Night
In a gay-friendly neighborhood of New York City, four young African-American lesbians are violently and sexually threatened by a man on the street. They are referred to as a 'gang of killer lesbians' ...
Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage
Ral Juli: The World's a Stage is a warm and revealing portrait of the charismatic, groundbreaking actor's journey from his native Puerto Rico to the creative mecca of 1960s New York City, to prominenc...
Missing In Brooks County
The journey of two families who are looking for their loved ones who went missing is featured in the show. There is a haunted land where death is a part of everyday life. A gripping documentary myster...
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
There is a celebration. Maya Angelou weaves her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos, which show hidden moments of her life during some of America's most defining civil rights ...
A detailed investigation into the political and economic interests that, since the beginning of the 20th century, have pulled the strings of the arms trade, hidden in the shadows, feeding the shameful...
Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart
"A Raisin in the Sun" opened on Broadway in 1959 and changed the face of American theater forever. She did not shy away from richly drawn characters and unprecedented subject matter as the first black...
The Invisible War
The epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military, the institutions that perpetuate and cover up its existence, and its profound personal and social consequences are the subject of an investigat...
Women in Blue
Following three female police officers in Minneapolis, Women in Blue charts their progress and efforts to remake the department to become more inclusive. When the killing of Justine Damond results in ...
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
A living and breathing chronicle of a pivotal movement that spawned a new revolutionary culture in America is what the Black Panther's story is often told in a scatter of repackaged parts.
Chronicle of a Disappearance
Chronicle of a Disappearance unfolds in a series of seemingly unconnected cinematic tableaux, each of them focused on incidents or characters which seldom reappear later in the film. Among the many un...
The busiest maternity hospital in the world is located in the Philippines. Poor women face devastating consequences as their country struggles with reproductive health policy and the politics of conse...
Mentally ill. Deviant. Diseased. In need of a cure. Gay women and men were described by psychiatrists in the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s. Progress toward equality was impossible if they were sick. T...
Mother of the River
A young slave girl befriends a woman called Mother of the River in the 1850s. The young girl learns about honor, humility and respect through their friendship. There is a rare portrayal of slavery fro...
Death by Design: Where Parallel Worlds Meet
A guided tour into the invisible world of cells, told through a collage of metaphors. Discusses and portrays the invisible world of cells, how they communicate with each other, work together, reproduc...
The escape route across the South China Sea was taken by hundreds of thousands of refugees after the Vietnam War ended. Many died of starvation and dehydration. Others were killed by pirates. More tha...
The Supreme Price
The Supreme Price is a film about the evolution of the Pro-Democracy movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of tr...
Tells the story of two men, Abu Jandal and Salim Ahmed Hamdan, whose fateful encounter in 1996 set them on a course of events that led them to Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U...
Words from a Bear
A visual journey into the mind and soul of Pulitzer Prize–winning author Navarro Scott Momaday, relating each written line to his unique Native American experience representing ancestry, place, and or...
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
The compelling story of an extraordinary woman's journey from her birth in a paper thin shack in the cotton fields of Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the twentieth Century.Walker made hi...
The Topdog Diaries
An intimate portrait of Suzan-Lori Parks, featuring actors Don Cheadle and Jeffrey Wright. The film shows the playwright’s process and how a play gets produced in behind-the-scenes footage of Topdog/U...
Always in Season
While the trauma of more than a century of lynching of African Americans bleeds into the present, Lennon's mother begins her search for justice and reconciliation after he was found hanging from a swi...
A Healthy Baby Girl
Filmmaker Judith Helfand turns the camera on herself to document her battle with cancer caused by DES, a drug prescribed to her mother during pregnancy. Refusing to confine the tears, rage, laughter a...
A transgender Native Hawaiian teacher inspires a young girl to fulfill her destiny of leading the school's male hula troupe, even as she struggles to find love and a committed relationship in her own ...
Best of Enemies
A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. When spectac...
One Child Nation
Through interviews with both victims and instigators, a first-time mother breaks open decades of silence on a vast, unprecedented social experiment that shaped and destroyed countless lives in China.
"Bulletproof" observes the age-old rituals that take place daily in American schools: homecoming parades, basketball practice, morning announcements, and math class. Unfolding alongside these scenes a...
After returning to their countryside cabin, Kaya, his wife Helen, and their daughter Naomi are confronted by two men: representatives of the San Francisco Remigration Program. The men say that San Fra...
People's Republic of Desire
In China’s popular live-streaming showrooms, three millennials – a karaoke singer, a migrant worker and a rags-to-riches comedian – seek fame, fortune and human connection, ultimately finding the same...
Terminal USA is the story of a Japanese-American family with more than their fair share of quirks. Ma (Sharon Omi) is stealing grandpa's morphine, Airhead sister (Jenny Woo) is having sex with the fam...
Last Days of the Arctic
The photographer is fromIceland, a.k.a. Ragnar Alexsson. The human faces of climate change and vanishing lifestyles of the Far North have been captured by RAX, who is among the most celebrated in the ...
Harvest Season delves into the lives of people who work behind the scenes of the premium California wine industry, during one of the most dramatic grape harvests in recent memory. The film follows the...
A coming-of-(old)-age story about Peter Anton, an elderly "outsider" artist living in isolated and crippling conditions whose world changes when two filmmakers discover his work and storied past. Shot...
Herb & Dorothy
He worked as a postal clerk. She worked in a library. The couple built one of the most important contemporary art collections with their modest means. Meet the two people who redefined what it means t...
Rafea: Solar Mama
Rafea: Solar Mama follows the groundbreaking journey of one Bedouin mother living on the Jordan-Iraq border who, along with thirty illiterate grandmothers from around the world, will travel to The Bar...
Forty years before WikiLeaks and the NSA scandal, there was Media, Pennsylvania. In 1971, eight activists plotted an intricate break-in to the local FBI offices to leak stolen documents and expose the...
FUTURESTATES: Code Academy
The idea of keeping boys and girls separate until the age of eighteen was radical. The Equal Futures Academy for Girls and the Equal Futures Academy for Boys were formed to re-educate the two genders....