2014 PBS ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL JUNE 16 - JULY 31

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The Jazz Ticket | POV

6:35 mins

The Jazz Ticket | POV

6:35 mins

About the Film

Vince Womack has built a high school jazz powerhouse that’s helping kids from some of the toughest Los Angeles neighborhoods go to college.

A high school jazz teacher helps kids in LA's toughest neighborhoods go to college.

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About the Filmmaker

Noel True began her artistic career as a performer, receiving an MFA in acting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts before transitioning behind the camera as a documentary producer.

About the Filmmaker

Rob King is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. He has created content for organizations and brands including US Airways, Pfizer, Miller Brewing, and Sundance Institute.

In 2011, Noel True and Rob King founded Little Pictures, a boutique firm that creates documentary-style branded content. Noel is Executive Producer and Account Manager and Rob is Creative Director, DP and Lead Editor.

Presented by POV

POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 275 of the best, boldest and most innovative documentaries to PBS audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues. 

 

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