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Two Spirits wins the PBS Audience Award

Awards Jul 31, 2011 No Comments

After breaking all records for audience engagement in the history of PBS-Independent Lens, TWO SPIRITS  received the Audience Award as the highest-rated film of the 2010-11 season by online voting and other measures of audience support!

Thousands of meaningful conversations emerged online as the film was screened 1,495 times across 140 stations from June 14-29th, 2011.

Over 150 nonprofit partner organizations participated in special screenings attended by over 50,000 people in 100 cities nationwide. In nineteen days 5,000 people commented on the film and over 2 million read about it on Facebook.

Thanks to all who supported by watching, voting and spreading the word about TWO SPIRITS!


More Articles:

Independent Lens blog:  Audience Award Winner Two Spirits Was a Community Effort

indieWIRE blog: Two Spirits Receives the Audience Award from PBS-Independent Lens