Filmmaker Bio

Roger WeisbergVeteran documentary filmmaker Roger Weisberg's 30 previous films have earned more than 100 awards, including Emmy, duPont-Columbia and Peabody awards, as well as two Academy Award nominations (in 2001 for "Sound and Fury" and in 2003 for "Why Can't We Be a Family Again?"). He has made the American health care system a special focus of his work with such films as "What's Ailing Medicine," "Our Children at Risk," "Borderline Medicine," "Who Lives, Who Dies" and "Can't Afford to Grow Old." He is the director of Waging a Living (POV 2006).