Behind the Lens

Digital Premiere: June 28, 2010

2010 Filmmaker Interviews

Tina DiFeliciantonio and Jane C. Wagner

Season 1 - Living With AIDS
1988 Student Academy Award for Best Documentary
Premiered on POV: July 19, 1988

Season 9 - Girls Like Us
Premiered on POV: July 22, 1997

Season 10 - Two or Three Things But Nothing For Sure
Premiered on POV: August 4, 1998

From cinema vérité to impressionistic documentaries, Tina DiFeliciantonio and Jane C. Wagner's critically acclaimed work has been screened and broadcast in countries throughout the world.

Their collaboration began at Stanford University's masters film program, where DiFeliciantonio made her directing debut with the student Oscar-winning Living With AIDS, which was one of the first films on the subject to be nationally broadcast on PBS. Since then, Wagner and DiFeliciantonio have tackled a wide range of subjects -- such as sustainable energy, teenage sexuality, child abuse, war time rape, LGBT civil rights, social justice, art and science -- garnering dozens of top honors, including two National Emmy Awards and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary.


Two or Three Things But Nothing For Sure
Filmmaker Interview: Tina DiFeliciantonio and Jane C. Wagner (1998)
Wagner and DiFeliciantonio talk about Two or Three Things But Nothing For Sure, their short film about Dorothy Allison which premiered on POV in 1998 as part of the She Shorts series. Allison is a writer from Greenville, NC. Her first book "Bastard Out of Carolina" was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. The filmmakers talk about how her writing inspired them to make the film. (7 minutes) Watch now »

For a complete list of all of their films, visit the Naked Eye Productions website.