- Upcoming Events
As we honor Dr Martin Luther King's work and legacy next week, consider keeping the conversation going and bring awareness to social justice issues in your community.
- Upcoming Events
This week, films highlighting issues surrounding how we handle disease and how it relates to families are screening across the country.
- Upcoming POV Screenings
Join fellow documentary lovers over the next week for POV screening events across the country, from New Orleans, Louisiana to New Holland, Pennsylvania.
- Upcoming POV Screenings
Join fellow documentary lovers over the next week for POV screening events across the country, from San Diego to Washington, D.C.
- Upcoming POV Community Screenings Around the Country
POV’s Community Network members are holding free screenings of POV films around the country all year long. Last year, we had over 500 screenings! Check out some of the exciting community events coming up over the next week… Rochester, NY The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers Sunday, May 1, […]
- Video: “Inheritance” Wins Emmy for Outstanding Interview
We caught up with Emmy Award winner James Moll before, during and after the Emmy ceremony last night. James’s film Inheritance won the Emmy for Outstanding Interview, and you can watch an excerpt from the film online until October 30, 2009. Footage by David Nanasi. Edited by Caitlin Shamberg.
- And the Emmy Goes to… “Inheritance”!
“Well, we didn’t sweep.” That’s what the always good-natured Gary Weimberg from Soldiers of Conscience said to me as the 30th Annual News and Doc Emmys ended last night. From our 10 nominations, James Moll was the only one to go home with an Emmy last night — he was honored in the Outstanding Interview […]
- Five Most Popular Web Features of the Year
As we prepare to ring in the new year, we thought we’d take this opportunity to look back on the Web features that POV viewers liked most and to create a year-end list of our own. In 2008, the most popular features on the POV website were the ones that followed the characters featured in […]
- Inheritance's James Moll Answers Viewer Questions
James Moll is the director of Inheritance, which had its broadcast premiere on December 10. The film inspired many viewers to write in with questions and to share their thoughts about the film. Read on as he responds to some of the many questions and comments that have been submitted. James writes: Dear POV viewers, […]
- 'Inheritance': Share Your Thoughts With Helen and Monika
Many viewers have written in after seeing Inheritance asking how they can get in touch with Helen or Monika to express their encouragement and support. If you would like to send a note to Helen Jonas or to Monika Hertwig, please write your letter in the comments below and we will make sure that they […]
- Ask the Filmmaker: Inheritance's James Moll
When Inheritance filmmaker James Moll was working on a film for the Schindler’s List DVD about Oskar Schindler’s survivors, he needed to obtain permission to use a photograph of Nazi commander Amon Goeth. The photograph was owned by Goeth’s daughter, Monika Hertwig, and when James called her at home in Germany, they began having a […]
- What's Your POV About 'Inheritance'
Inheritance by James Moll is the last film of POV’s 2008 season, and it’s a stunner. It tells the story of Monika Hertwig, the daughter of mass murderer Amon Goeth, and her emotional meeting with Helen Jonas, one of her father’s victims during World War II. Inheritance airs on select PBS stations next Wednesday, December […]
- Watch 'Inheritance' on POV
Imagine watching Schindler’s List and knowing the sadistic Nazi camp commandant played by Ralph Fiennes was your father. Inheritance is the story of Monika Hertwig, the daughter of mass murderer Amon Goeth. Hertwig has spent her life in the shadow of her father’s sins, trying to come to terms with her “inheritance.” She seeks out […]
- Doc Soup: What Docs Would You Like to See?
Am I wrong, or have most of us read something in the newspaper, or come up with an inspiration, and thought to ourselves, “Wow, that would make a great documentary!” In honor of the POV series that starts this week an incredibly diverse slate that covers everything from a performance artist in Belarus (Belarusian […]
- The DocAviv Film Festival
POV executive director Simon Kilmurry attended DocAviv, a documentary film festival in Tel Aviv. He writes in with a report. DocAviv, Israel’s premiere documentary festival, wrapped up a remarkable 10th anniversary edition on April 12. I attended the festival for the first time this year, and had the pleasure of serving on the jury for […]
- Doc Roundup: Best Docs of 2007
By all accounts, 2007 was a great year for American films. In addition to a slate of wildly acclaimed fictional films, a number of well regarded documentaries made their way into theaters. Unfortunately, most of those documentaries didn’t fare so well at the box office. However, some of them have made it onto “Best Of” […]
- Doc Roundup: December 20, 2007
IN THEATERS A still from Steal a Pencil For Me The new documentary Steal a Pencil For Me, by Michàle Ohayon, promises to be a Holocaust story unlike any other you’ve seen. Jack and Ina Polak fell in love in a concentration camp in 1943. He was also married to someone else at the time. […]