Filmmakers Lisette Marie Flanary and Evann Siebens talk about the making of American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i.
More about: American Aloha
In the second additional clip from American Aloha, Sissy Kaio's Hula Halau 'O Lilinoe performs "Ala Pikake."
Related Film: American Aloha
In this additional clip from American Aloha, Mark Ho'omalu's Na Mele Hula 'Ohana performs "Wai'oli."
For Hawaiians, the hula is not just a dance, but a way of life. American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i discovers a renaissance of Hawaiian culture as it continues to grow in California.
Few American icons are as well known for their popular kitsch as the hula dance. From old Hollywood movies to entertainment for tourists, the hip-swaying girls in grass skirts and colorful lei have long masked an ancient cultural tradition.
Filmmaker Marlon Riggs discusses his hesitancy at stepping in front of the camera for his landmark film Tongues Untied.
Related Film: Tongues Untied
First-time filmmaker Katrina Browne talks about the "unfinished business" of slavery in the United States and what she hopes viewers will take away from her film.
Related Film: Traces of the Trade
Filmmaker Craig Atkinson on the risks of emphasizing a warrior mindset in police training.
Related Film: Do Not Resist
Filmmaker Craig Atkinson explains why police departments are using military equipment.
Frederick Wiseman talks about his method for making films in relation to his documentary about a large high school in Philadelphia which he shot in 1968.
Related Film: High School
Natalia Almada describes the conception of El Velador, her aesthetic choices, and her creative production process which culminated in her visually striking and powerful film.
Related Film: El Velador (The Night Watchman)
Alvarez and Kolker have been making documentaries for over 35 years. Their first film, American Tongues kicked off the POV series in 1988.
Related Film: Behind the Lens
Director Feras Fayyad discusses why he started filming Last Men in Aleppo.
Related Film: Last Men in Aleppo
Laura Poitras talks about the making of her Academy Award®-nominated film, My Country, My Country.
Related Film: My Country, My Country
Filmmaker Renee Tajima describes the many points of view she encountered while probing a murder in Detroit.
Related Film: Who Killed Vincent Chin?
Filmmakers Michael Collins & Marty Syjuco on the difference between moral injury and PTSD.
Related Film: Almost Sunrise
Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson explores responsibility and power dynamics in documentary film.
Related Film: Cameraperson
Filmmaker Craig Atkinson shares how police officers have reacted to his film.
Filmmaker Laura Poitras talks about the making of The Oath.
Related Film: The Oath
Director Feras Fayyad discusses the dilemma that many Syrians face in Aleppo.