- Doc Memo: Pioneering Women of Nonfiction Film, Trailer for JFK Jr. Documentary
POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.
- Master Filmmaker Agnès Varda Gives Us Her Version of a Travelogue in “From Here to There”
Legendary film and documentary director Agnès Varda's five-part docu-series Agnès Varda: From Here to There is airing on SundanceNow.
- Ambulante 2013 Begins
The festival kicks off tonight, February 7, and tours 11 states in Mexico for what promises to be a mammoth season for Ambulante.
- Revisiting the Documentaries of Agnès Varda
Blogger Heather McIntosh recently re-watched The Gleaners & I and Cinévardaphoto, documentaries by filmmaker Agnès Varda (Cléo from 5 to 7).
- Where Are the First-Person Women Documentarians?
With Tiffany Shlain's personal documentary Connected wrapping up its theatrical run, Doc Soup Man Tom Roston asks why the best known first-person documentarians are men.
- November at Flaherty NYC
The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar's program of innovative docs continues for three more Wednesdays in November at New York City's 92YTribeca.
- Weekly Roundup: Awards, Varda and More
It’s been a great — and busy — week for us at POV. Keep reading to find out about what we’ve been up to! POV films have been racking up awards at film festivals! Congratulations to Wo Ai Ni Mommy (November 30, 2010 on POV), which won the Grand Jury Award at Silverdocs. Also honored […]
- Doc Soup: The Films of Agnès Varda
It’s no wonder that 82-year-old Agnès Varda calls her deeply personal film about her life and her movies, The Beaches of Agnès. The French New Wave, of which she was a pioneering member, liked to place their characters on a beach, where the enormity of existence and the profundity of life could be adequately pondered. […]
- 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 […]
- Doc Soup: The Glittering Docerati at the Cinema Eye Honors
So, how about those Golden Globes! What, who cares? That’s right — all of you doc lovers know that the real big night in documentary film wasn’t in L.A. on Sunday (the Hollywood Foreign Press doesn’t even have a nonfiction filmmaking category) — it was last Friday, when the third annual Cinema Eye Honors took […]
- Three POV Filmmakers Garner DGA Nominations
This just in . . . Three POV filmmakers have been nominated for DGA Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2009! We are thrilled for Geoffrey Smith, who directed last season’s The English Surgeon, and two filmmakers who are part of our upcoming 2010 season: Robert Kenner for Food, Inc. (which […]