Catherine Jhee

Cinema Eye Honors Announces 2011 Nominees

The 2011 Cinema Eye Honors nominees were just announced last week, and we’re thrilled to find that a few POV films are on the list. Lixin Fan‘s Last Train Home, which will be broacast on POV in 2011, has been nominated for seven awards, including Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, Direction, Production, Cinematography, Editing,

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Listen to Geoffrey Smith on the Elvis Mitchell Show

If you’re in Santa Monica, tune in to KCRW’s The Treatment to hear Elvis Mitchell interview The English Surgeon‘s Geoffrey Smith today, September 2, at 2:30 PM. Geoffrey discusses the making of the film about brain surgeon Henry Marsh, who performs pro bono work in a decrepit Ukrainian KGB hospital; the real-life drama that propelled

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‘Made in L.A.’ Screening on Capitol Hill

Filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar were just in Washington, D.C. for a screening of Made in L.A. on Capitol Hill. This event included comments and conversation with Congresswoman Diane Watson, 
Congressman Luis Gutierrez, chair of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus’ Immigration Taskforce, Frank Sharry, founder and executive director of America’s Voice, Bill Mefford, director of

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