Documentary Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Media That Matters and POV Alums

This week, we check out the Media That Matters Festival and catch up with some POV alums. The 10th annual Media that Matters Festival, which showcases short films about social issues, premiered in New York City this week. About.com:Documentaries covered the festival, and filmmaker Angela Tucker, who is also the Director of Production for Arts

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Weekly Roundup: “Food, Inc.” Potlucks, “In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee”, Agnes Varda and More

This week, we look forward to the Food, Inc. broadcast and potluck parties, get sneak peeks at upcoming POV films, and catch up on some updates from past POV filmmakers. On April 21, POV will air Robert Kenner‘s Oscar-nominated Food, Inc. The issues covered in the film have been all over the news lately. The

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Weekly Roundup: Festivals, Festivals and More Festivals

This week, we take a look back at SXSW and a look forward at New Directors/New Films ’10 and the Full Frame Film Festival. Filmmakers, interactive folks, musicians and more converged on the 2010 South by Southwest Festival this past weekend. POV’s interactive director, Theresa Riley, attended the film and interactive portions of the festival,

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Weekly Roundup: Big Sky Festival, Robert Kenner in NYC and MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival began on February 12th in Missoula, Montana and continues through this weekend. The festival’s founding and artistic director is Doug Hawes-Davis, whose film Libby, Montana aired on POV in 2007. Among the award winners at the festival this year are two films that will be broadcast on POV: Lixin

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Weekly Roundup: “Most Dangerous Man” and “Food, Inc.” News, Sundance Deals, MoMA Events and More

This week, we catch up on news about two upcoming POV broadcasts, take a look at post-Sundance documentary acquisitions and spotlight upcoming events in New York City. The two Oscar-nominated POV films, The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, and Food, Inc., have been in the news quite a bit

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