- The #MeToo Movement: POV Films and Resources
POV films and resources to teach about the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault.
- Featured Event: 'Detroit Historical Society's Winter Film Series: American Revolutionary' with the Detroit Historical Society
Join the Detroit Historical Society in Detroit, MI for a free screening and discussion of ‘American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs’.
- American Documentary Announces $100,000 Knight-AmDoc Kickstarter Patron Fund supported by Knight Foundation
The $100,000 program, supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will use Kickstarter to advance nonfiction film and media projects and help filmmakers promote their work in the 26 cities where Knight invests.
- Featured Event: 'Between Two Worlds Part II: Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)' with Law Students for Community Advancement
Join Law Students for Community Advancement in Clovis, CA for a free screening and discussion of ‘Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)’.
- On Images of Syria
This is a guest post by Julia Meltzer, filmmaker of Dalya’s Other Country (POV 2017) and Mustafa Rony Zeno, producer and film subject.
- 'Hondros' Captures a Late War Photographer's Impact Behind the Lens
Director Greg Campbell honors his late friend, war photographer Chris Hondros, in a new documentary.
- 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.