Award-winning Kartemquin films now on iTunes!

U.S. users of iTunes can now download two acclaimed Kartemquin documentaries. Find festival favorite Milking the Rhino and the 2008 Peabody award-winning Terra Incognita: Mapping Stem Cell Research by searching for "Independent Lens" in the iTunes store. Both films are $9.99. Kartemquin looks forward to reading your reviews on the site. Also, read Cecilia Wendiga's excellent blog post about Milking the Rhino for some links to recent outreach events related to the film, and some valuable background information on community-based conservation in Africa. Continued

At the Death House Door nominated for ALA Notable Videos for Adults list

At the Death House Door has been nominated for the 2010 American Library Association Notable Videos for Adults list.  Each year a committee comprised of Video Round Table members selects up to fifteen noteworthy educational, performance or how-to titles released during the previous and current calendar years. The committee is composed of public and academic librarians, and makes its selections during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in January.  The list is published in Booklist and Video Librarian magazines. Get more information about the Notable Videos for Adults list, and see a list of the most recent winners. Continued