College Behind Bars Airs on PBS on November 25th!

Mark your calendars! On Nov. 25 & 26 at 9/8c, tune-in or stream #CollegeBehindBarsPBS on @PBS. It’s an incredible look at the amazing human potential inside our prisons and the power of education to transform lives. You can stream here: HOW TO WATCH:  The film will be streaming for free on for 60 days post broadcast. Station supporters with pbs passport can stream

NYFF Review: ‘College Behind Bars’

NYFF Review: ‘College Behind Bars’ An extraordinary portrait of students in the prison system By Jason Gorber • Published October 10th, 2019 College Behind Bars (USA, 222 min.) Dir. Lynn Novick The first hour of Lynn Novick’s four-part documentary series College Behind Bars plays out pretty much how one would expect this story to be told. [The four-part work

Statement from the The Better Angels Society on the Passing of Cokie Roberts

The Better Angels Society joins Americans all across the country in mourning the loss of Cokie Roberts, who was a friend and an enthusiastic supporter of our work, as well as a member of the newly-established Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film Honorary Committee. Her passion for American history, her lifelong leadership in

Rolling Stone: See Vince Gill’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ From Ken Burns ‘Country Music’ Concert

Country Music: Live at the Ryman, A Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns’ will air on PBS on September 8th By STEPHEN L. BETTS One week ahead of the premiere of Country Music, the eight-part historical documentary by filmmaker Ken Burns, PBS will air Country Music: Live at the Ryman, A Concert Celebrating the Film by

The Better Angels Society is Pleased to Announce the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film

THE BETTER ANGELS SOCIETY, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND THE CRIMSON LION/LAVINE FAMILY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LAVINE/KEN BURNS PRIZE FOR FILM Annual Award to Recognize Exemplary Accomplishment in Historical Documentaries Next Generation Angels Prize for Young Filmmakers to be Presented in Partnership with National History Day Washington, DC – March 5, 2019