- Father Knows Best? Not Always! 12 Dad-centric Docs for Father's Day
In the run up to Father's Day, independent journalist Tom Roston checks in with a list of daddy-centric documentaries that by no means put pops on a pedestal.
- Weekly Roundup: William Kunstler, Agnès Varda and Silverdocs
This week, we take a look back at William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe, a look forward to The Beaches of Agnès, and catch up on some news from the documentary world. We kicked of the 2010 summer POV season (our 23rd season on PBS!) with William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe on Tuesday night. The film […]
- Doc Soup: All in the Family
This week, POV’s 2010 season kicks off with the great documentary William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe (Check local listings). I think it’s just perfect that the season begins with a grainy home video of two young girls, Kunstler’s daughters Emily and Sarah, who are also the directors of the film, as they interview their famous […]
- Rooftop Films Kicks Off!
POV production assistant Andrew Catauro reports back from the 2009 Rooftop Films premiere in New York City. I know it’s a few days after the fact (I definitely can’t keep up with blogger Brooklyn Vegan, who blogged about the event later that night) — but I want to write about what a great time I […]
- Sundance '09 Meme
POV series producer Yance Ford attended the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. She wraps up her experience by completing the Sundance meme. Agnes Varnum, blogger extraordinaire, tagged me in a Sundance blog meme. After I figured out what a meme was, I started to compose mine, post-Sundance ’09. Here goes: The rules are as follows: 1. […]
- Wrapping Up Sundance '09
POV series producer Yance Ford has been at the Sundance Film Festival all week. She files one last report from Park City. Sundance ’09 has come to an end for me. It’s 6 a.m. and I’m sitting at the Salt Lake City airport, exhausted but exhilarated from the past seven days. Oscar nominations will be […]
- Sundance '09: Screenings and Parties
POV series producer Yance Ford writes in with a report on the screenings and parties from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City. William Kunstler: Distrurbing the Universe had its premiere tonight at the new Sundance venue, Temple Theater. The Temple, now one of the largest venues at the festival, was filled to capacity for […]
- POV Acquires Sundance 2009 Documentaries'El General' and 'William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe'
Two films premiering at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Documentary Feature Film Competition, El General by Natalia Almada and William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe by Sarah and Emily Kunstler, will have their national broadcast premieres on POV William Kunstler and his two daughters in a scene from William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe. […]
- Countdown to Sundance 2009
It’s January, and in the world of independent films, that means everyone is gearing up for the fabled Sundance Film Festival, which will take place from January 15-25, 2009 in Park City, Utah. We’re looking forward to seeing and reading about all the films, awards and parties. We’re also thrilled that two films premiering at […]
- Doc Soup: Sundance Announces 2009 Doc Entries
The documentary entries at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival were announced recently, and it’s quite an impressive list. There are so many great-sounding docs: I am happy to see the return of Joe Berlinger, the director of Brother’s Keeper, with Crude, a doc about an environmental lawsuit battle being waged in Ecuador. There’s also The […]