Filmmakers Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath talk about the making of The Betrayal, the unwritten pages of American history, their 23-year journey to bring Thavi's story to screen and more.
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Filmmakers Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath talk about what has happened to Thavi's family, both in the United States and in Laos, since filming ended.
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Two Laotian American youths talk about the pressures they face and why they have both joined gangs.
President Kennedy talks about the necessity of preserving Laos' neutrality during the Vietnam War.
After the Americans withdrew from Laos, Thavi's father, who had helped the Americans, was taken away by the Communists.
Thavi visits a Buddhist temple to pay his respects to a recently deceased friend, and undergoes a ceremony to be initiated as a monk.
Watch Thavi and his bride get married in a Laotian wedding ceremony.
An Academy Award®-nominated film about one Laotian family's harrowing escape to America after the Vietnam War.
The U.S. leaves Laos abruptly after it withdraws from Vietnam, leaving behind many Laotians who had helped the Americans.
Laos became the base for a secret U.S. air war in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Thavi's mother explains why Thavi's father, previously a soldier in the Royal Laos army, joined the Americans.
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Filmmaker Natalia Almada talks about El General, her poetic meditation on history, memory and family. Premieres Tuesday, July 20, on POV!
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Filmmaker Marlon Riggs discusses his hesitancy at stepping in front of the camera for his landmark film Tongues Untied.
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Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on the making of his film The Act of Killing.
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Moll talks about the shortcomings of the conventional viewpoint on the Holocaust and impact of the Holocaust on future generations.
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Michael Apted talks about the genesis of the Up series and why it has worldwide appeal.
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Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster discuss their film 13 years in the making: American Promise.
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Errol Morris discusses the making of the documentary Gates of Heaven, a somewhat unusual film about pet cemeteries.
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Filmmaker Robin Hessman talks about living in Russia for most of the 1990s and how she found the characters in My Perestroika.
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Filmmaker Lara Stolman tells why she included the scene where Robbie learns he has Autism.
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The filmmakers talk about their goals to create a personal story about the nuclear age, which made their film very controversial at the time of its release.
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Lixin Fan talks about the lives of Chinese migrant workers that he chronicled in Last Train Home.
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Director Mike Day recounts filming in harsh conditions with complicated logistics.
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Filmmaker Adam Larsen discusses his film about autism and recognizing "neurodiversity."
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