Film Festivals

Weekly Roundup: PBS Interactive, Human Rights Watch Film Festival and More

This week, we take a look at a few film festivals and turn our attention to POV films — and their subjects — in the news. The Silverdocs Documentary Festival will take place from June 21- 27, 2010 (see our post about the festival in last week’s roundup). In addition to a great slate of

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Weekly Roundup: Silverdocs, POV Films in the News, and a Sneak Peek

This week, we take a look at the upcoming Silverdocs lineup, catch up on news from past POV films and offer a sneak peek at the upcoming POV season! Silverdocs, the venerable documentary festival in Silver Spring, Maryland, just announced its 2010 festival lineup. Among the films that will be screened at the festival are

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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: True False Fest Kicks Off, Whistle Blowers Speak Out and Roger Ebert’s (New) Voice

The True False Film Festival got underway in Columbia, Missouri yesterday and continues over this weekend. POV’s own Yance Ford is there and will be tweeting about the screenings she’s attending. Over 40 documentary films are being featured, including Laura Poitras‘s The Oath and Lixin Fan‘s Last Train Home, which will be featured on POV

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Sundance Video: Q&A With Filmmaker Robin Hessman and the Subjects of “My Perestroika”

POV’s series producer Yance Ford is at the Sundance Film Festival. She has been blogging and twittering from Park City this week. My Perestroika by Robin Hessman chronicles the stories of five Moscow schoolmates who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain and now live in post-Soviet Russia. After a fantastic screening in Park City,

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Sundance Update: Meetings, Screenings, Panels and Parties in Park City

POV’s series producer Yance Ford is at the Sundance Film Festival. She’s blogging and twittering from Park City throughout the week. Well, the infamous Sundance wall reared up and smacked me on Tuesday. Keeping up with the meetings, screenings, panels and parties here in Park City is an exhausting (though fun) job, but once in

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