'Soldiers of Conscience' Featured at Public Hearing of the Truth Commission on Conscience in War
Catherine Ryan is a three-time POV alum. Soldiers of Conscience (POV 2008) was her third film to be shown on POV. The other two are Maria’s Story (1991) and The Double Life of Ernesto Gómez Gómez (1999). She reports back from last month’s public hearing of the Truth Commission on Conscience in War that was […]
And the Emmy Goes to… “Inheritance”!
“Well, we didn’t sweep.” That’s what the always good-natured Gary Weimberg from Soldiers of Conscience said to me as the 30th Annual News and Doc Emmys ended last night. From our 10 nominations, James Moll was the only one to go home with an Emmy last night — he was honored in the Outstanding Interview […]
POV Receives 10 Emmy Nominations!
We were thrilled to wake up to the news that POV has received a record 10 nominations for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards! We’re also excited to hear that PBS received 41 nominations, more than any other network. Congratulations to all our filmmakers and all the nominated programs! The nominated films from […]
Soldiers of Conscience's Gary Weimberg Answers Viewer Questions
Gary Weimberg and Catherine Ryan produced and directed Soldiers of Conscience, which had its broadcast premiere on PBS on October 16 — but if you missed the broadcast, the full film is available online through November 30. Last month, Gary participated in a live chat hosted by PBS Engage and answered viewer questions online. Time […]
What's Your POV About 'Soldiers of Conscience'?
For those of you coming to this entry post-broadcast, Soldiers of Conscience is available on the POV website through November 30, 2008. Watch it now and return here afterward to enter your comments on the film. Soldiers of Conscience is not a film that tells an audience what to think, nor is it about the […]
Ask the Filmmakers: Soldiers of Conscience's Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg
With Soldiers of Conscience, filmmakers Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg confront the question of what it means for a person to kill another human being. As told through the eyes of both active military personnel and conscientious objectors, the film presents a dramatic window on the dilemma facing individual U.S. soldiers in the current Iraq […]
Do You Have a Question for Aidan Delgado, Joshua Casteel, or Lt. Col. Pete Kilner?
Three of the people who were featured in Soldiers of Conscience — Lt. Col. Pete Kilner and conscientious objectors Aidan Delgado and Joshua Casteel — will answer questions from viewers during the week following Thursday, October 16, 2008. Soldiers of Conscience airs on most PBS stations on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 9 PM. (Schedules […]