Ella Es el Matador, One Year Later
Ella Es el Matador (She Is the Matador) aired on POV a year ago. Filmmakers Gemma Cubero and Celeste Carrasco wrote in recently to update us on the film and its subjects. Gemma Cubero and Celeste Carrasco Here’s an update with highlights from screenings of Ella Es el Matador (She Is the Matador), and from […]
Weekly Roundup: Presumed Guilty, Streaming Films and Alum News
We’re smack in the middle of POV’s 23rd season — and it’s been a great one so far. Encore presentations The Way We Get By and First Person Plural will be shown on select PBS stations in the next two weeks (check your local listings here). On August 17, we’ll be back with a brand […]
Tribute to Michael Galasso, Composer for “Ella Es el Matador”
We wanted to share with our viewers that Michael Galasso, one of the composers of our film, whose work has inspired us throughout the years of making Ella Es el Matador (She Is the Matador) passed away in Paris last week, right after the POV broadcast. He left us too soon and with so much […]
Doc Soup: Women's Rights vs. Animal Rights?
There's an unwritten mandate woven into the fabric of most documentary films: to edify and to make the world a better place. That's usually a pretty straightforward proposition. Docs that champion the needy, marginalized and dispossessed connect audiences to many important social causes...