Documentary News

Docos Down Under

POV Executive Director Simon Kilmurry is in Adelaide, Australia this week attending a conference and film market. The annual Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in Adelaide is the only documentary marketplace and pitch market in this huge and very distant continent. Conference director Joost den Hartog is a veteran of the esteemed IDFA documentary forum

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Stranger than Fiction’s Tribute to William Greaves

POV series producer Yance Ford checks in from a special event honoring William Greaves in New York City. There is nothing quite as exciting as watching a master at work. For me, attending the Stranger than Fiction (STF) tribute to filmmaker William Greaves this past Tuesday was, indeed, a thrill. Stranger than Fiction, the documentary

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‘The Betrayal’ Nominated for an Academy Award

Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and some of the most critically acclaimed documentaries of the year took their rightful place on the list of nominees: The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) by Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath (POV 2009) Encounters at the End of the World by Werner Herzog The Garden by Scott Hamilton Kennedy Man

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Sundance ’09: Screenings and Parties

POV series producer Yance Ford writes in with a report on the screenings and parties from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City. William Kunstler: Distrurbing the Universe had its premiere tonight at the new Sundance venue, Temple Theater. The Temple, now one of the largest venues at the festival, was filled to capacity for

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POV Acquires Sundance 2009 Documentaries’El General’ and ‘William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe’

Two films premiering at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Documentary Feature Film Competition, El General by Natalia Almada and William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe by Sarah and Emily Kunstler, will have their national broadcast premieres on POV William Kunstler and his two daughters in a scene from William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe.

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