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Five Questions About Fred Rogers with Morgan Neville

“When I met Joanne Rogers, I told her I wanted to make a film not about Fred Rogers’ story but about his ideas,” filmmaker Morgan Neville wrote about Won’t You Be My Neighbor? “She smiled and said that sounded pretty good, because Fred had always said his own story was the most boring story of all … READ MORE

Crisis in Haiti Especially Dire for Children

Children of Haiti premieres on Independent Lens tonight at 10 PM (check local listings). As tomorrow’s one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake approaches, the media is alight with stories of rebuilding efforts, humanitarian missions, the still-desperate conditions inside the tent camps which sprung up around Port-au-Prince after the disaster left millions homeless. But what often … READ MORE

Watch a Bonus Scene from Reel Injun

Did you catch Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian last night? Or maybe your local PBS station hasn’t aired it yet (you can check here). Either way, we thought you might like this extra morsel that didn’t make it into the broadcast version of the film. Director Neil Diamond went to a … READ MORE