Robin Fryday discusses what inspired her to make her first film The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement and the difficulties she faced along the way.
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In this 2012 Oscar-nominated short film, Alabama barber and civil rights veteran James Armstrong experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African-American president.
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James Armstrong experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African-American president.
Alabama barber and civil rights veteran James Armstrong remembers how he always thought that the worst thing a man could do was "nothing."
James Armstrong and his son remember the historic moment when their local school became integrated and the Armstrong boys became some of the first black students to attend.
Filmmaker Marlon Riggs discusses his hesitancy at stepping in front of the camera for his landmark film Tongues Untied.
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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.
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Filmmaker Craig Atkinson on the risks of emphasizing a warrior mindset in police training.
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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.
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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.
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Alvarez and Kolker have been making documentaries for over 35 years. Their first film, American Tongues kicked off the POV series in 1988.
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Director Feras Fayyad discusses why he started filming Last Men in Aleppo.
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Laura Poitras talks about the making of her Academy Award®-nominated film, My Country, My Country.
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Filmmaker Renee Tajima describes the many points of view she encountered while probing a murder in Detroit.
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Filmmakers Michael Collins & Marty Syjuco on the difference between moral injury and PTSD.
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Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson explores responsibility and power dynamics in documentary film.
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Filmmaker Craig Atkinson shares how police officers have reacted to his film.
Filmmaker Laura Poitras talks about the making of The Oath.
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Director Feras Fayyad discusses the dilemma that many Syrians face in Aleppo.