- Community Partner Profile: 'Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai'i
On Thursday, August 16, 2012, ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i hosted a screening of The City Dark in its planetarium. The film fascinated its members, who were introduced to the science of the dark and explored our relationship with the stars.
- Lightworks Looks to Grab a Tier of New Editors With Its PC-Based NLE
In the weeks since the non-linear editor Lightworks V11 was made available for download, the product has earned its share of likers and dislikers. Lightshare shares its plans for the product with blogger Edward J. Delaney.
- Syrian Girls Move Front and Center in the Mosque, Learning the Qur'an From a Woman's Perspective in POV's 'The Light in Her Eyes,' Thursday, July 19, 2012 on PBS
For 30 years, Houda al-Habash Has Piously Taught the Qur'an to Syrian Girls — Braving Criticism and Challenging Tradition by Charting a New Path for Muslim Women
- Awaiting the Official Release of Lightworks, a $60 PC-Based Non-Linear Editor
Has Apple's shift to Final Cut Pro X, and the dissatisfaction of a legion of editors, created a market opening for this PC-based nonlinear editing system?
- Re-Edited 'Bully' Receives PG-13 Rating In Time for Theatrical Expansion
After weeks of controversy, the MPAA has decided to give a PG-13 rating to a version of Lee Hirsch's documentary Bully that has cut some but not all profanity.
- Documentary Films? That's Entertainment!
Documentaries have started to assert that they, like their Hollywood cousins, can be more than simply 'engaging.' Doc Soup Man Tom Roston says they can be entertaining diversions too.
- Doc Roundup: Thanksgiving Edition
Thanksgiving: a time for family, food, more food and for some, football. But for those of us who aren’t interested in football but still keen to sit on the couch and watch TV while digesting our turkey, there are a number of recent food-related documentaries that are both entertaining and provocative. from Our Daily Bread […]
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Hero / Antihero – Who Is Arthur Chu?
In the following America ReFramed UNFILTERED contribution, filmmaker Yu Gu discusses the cultural questions she wrestled with to disrupt the hero/villain framework.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Finding Story Amidst Decay in Random Acts of Legacy
In the following UNFILTERED blog post, filmmaker Ali Kazimi, of Random Acts of Legacy, discusses the road to the discovery and restoration of a rare cache of vintage footage.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Creating Shadow Theater Re-enactments For Finding Kukan
In the following America ReFramed UNFILTERED contribution, filmmaker Robin Lung discusses an artistic collaboration and the technique she employed to bring aspects of her subject’s story to life.
- How the 2018 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Hits America's Nonfiction Sweet Spot
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is in its 21st year, and it's hitting America's nonfiction sweet spot.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: The Moral Crisis of Mass Incarceration – MILWAUKEE 53206
In the following America ReFramed UNFILTERED contribution, filmmaker Keith McQuirter discusses what he calls “The Moral Crisis of Mass Incarceration.”
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Watching the film with The Invisible Patients
In the following UNFILTERED blog post, filmmaker Patrick O’Connor reflects on his experience wrestling with creative choices and finding peace with the decisions he made on The Invisible Patients.
- The #MeToo Movement: POV Films and Resources
POV films and resources to teach about the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault.
- Statement in Support of 'Last Men in Aleppo'
American Documentary's statement in support of 'Last Men in Aleppo,' its filmmakers and its film subjects.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Confronting Inequality – On Screen and Off
For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje "Boonie" Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. After a school fight lands Boonie in a court-supervised high school, she's determined to turn things around and build a better future for herself and her son. Through Daje's intimate experience in and out of school, For Ahkeem illuminates the challenges many Black teenagers face in America today. In this UNFILTERED blog post, Landon Van Soest, who co-directed the film with Jeremy S. Levine, examines the implications, challenges, and responsibilities of making a documentary film across race and class.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: People Do Care
In the following UNFILTERED blog post, the team behind Gentlemen of Vision share how audiences connect to authentic characters and heartfelt storytelling.
- POV's 'Last Men in Aleppo' Receives Historic Academy Award Nomination for Best Documentary Feature
First Syrian feature film to be nominated for an Academy Award.