- Statement in Support of 'Last Men in Aleppo'
American Documentary’s statement in support of ‘Last Men in Aleppo,’ its filmmakers and its film subjects.
- American Documentary Announces New Shorts and Streaming Producer; Two Board Members
American Documentary (AmDoc), the parent organization of the PBS documentary series POV, today announced the hiring of Chloe Gbai as the POV shorts and streaming producer, as well as the addition of two new members to its board of directors.
- Featured Event: 'The Return' at the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival
Join the Bellingham Human Rights Film festival in Bellingham, WA for a free screening and discussion of ‘The Return.’
- “Bill Nye: Science Guy” Available for Community Screenings Starting April 1
Sign up today to host a community screening of “Bill Nye: Science Guy”, available April 1.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Confronting Inequality – On Screen and Off
For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje “Boonie” Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. After a school fight lands Boonie in a court-supervised high school, she’s determined to turn things around and build a better future for herself and her son. Through Daje’s intimate experience in and out of school, For Ahkeem illuminates the challenges many Black teenagers face in America today.
In this UNFILTERED blog post, Landon Van Soest, who co-directed the film with Jeremy S. Levine, examines the implications, challenges, and responsibilities of making a documentary film across race and class.
- Critical Acclaim for 'Do Not Resist'
A roundup of some critical acclaim for Do Not Resist.
- Featured Event: 'The Islands and the Whales' at the Bitterroot Public Library
Join the Bitterroot Public Library in Hamilton, MT for a free screening of The Islands and The Whales as part of their winter narrative and documentary film series, February 14th at 6:30pm.
- 8 Documentaries to Screen for Women's History Month 2018
The theme for Women’s History Month 2018 this March is “Nevertheless She Persisted”
- Featured Event: 'Raising Bertie' at the Peter White Public Library
Join the Peter White Public Library in Marquette, MI for a free screening of Raising Bertie as part of their monthly DocuMonday film series, February 5th at 7:00pm.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: People Do Care
In the following UNFILTERED blog post, the team behind Gentlemen of Vision share how audiences connect to authentic characters and heartfelt storytelling.
- Critical Acclaim for '500 Years'
A roundup of some critical acclaim for ‘500 Years.’
- Featured Event: 'From Damascus to Chicago' and '4.1 Miles' at the One Journey Festival
Come down to the One Journey Festival in Washington, DC for a free screening of ‘From Damascus to Chicago’ and ‘4.1 Miles’, January 31st at 6:30pm.
- POV's 'Last Men in Aleppo' Receives Historic Academy Award® Nomination for Best Documentary Feature
First Syrian feature film to be nominated for an Academy Award.
- A Challenging Look at the Militarization of Police in America, ‘Do Not Resist,' Airing February 12, 2018 on POV
‘Do Not Resist’ has its national broadcast premiere on the PBS documentary series POV (Point of View) on Monday, February 12, 2018.
- 'Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story' Is an Eye-Opening Look at the Treatment of Australia's National Animal
Why the filmmakers behind ‘Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story’ want Australians to take a closer look at the treatment of kangaroos.
- How POV Became Former Executive Producer Simon Kilmurry's Very Own “Film School”
In our blog’s ongoing series of former EPs writing about POV’s 30th anniversary, Simon Kilmurry recalls how he first came across POV as a viewer.
- How Director Kasper Collin Made Jazz Doc 'I Called Him Morgan' with Just a Few Notes
Filmmaker Kasper Collin shares the seven-year process of making the celebrated ‘I Called Him Morgan.’
- Critical Acclaim for 'Almost Sunrise'
A roundup of some critical acclaim for ‘Almost Sunrise.’