- 'The Oath' Streams Online, Director Laura Poitras Joins Live Chat with PBS NewsHour for 9/11 Anniversary
Watch The Oath online during Sept. 2011 on the POV website, and join a live chat about post-9/11 documentaries with Academy Award-nominated director Laura Poitras September 12 at 2 PM ET (11 AM PT).
- 'O' Say Can You See' Exhibit at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
Documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras‘ two most recent feature-length films, My Country, My Country and The Oath (both aired on POV), are part of a planned trilogy that explore the ambiguities, injustices and bureaucracy of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the treatment of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. While a third film has yet to […]
- Cinema Eye Honors Announces 2011 Nominees
The 2011 Cinema Eye Honors nominees were just announced last week, and we’re thrilled to find that a few POV films are on the list. Lixin Fan‘s Last Train Home, which will be broacast on POV in 2011, has been nominated for seven awards, including Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, Direction, Production, Cinematography, Editing, […]
- Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Announces Fall 2009 Grants
The Sundance Institute announced yesterday that they are awarding grants to 23 nonfiction film projects that will receive financial and creative support from the Sundance Documentary Film Program (DFP). One of the projects is directed by POV alum, Bernardo Ruiz, who co-produced Alex Rivera’s The Sixth Section (POV 2003) and worked on the first installment […]