- 'Bully' Director Lee Hirsch on How Filmmakers Could Respond to a President Trump
A textbook grade-school bully now wields the power of the most powerful bully pulpit. If you are also trying to put the pieces back together post-election, I think a good place to start is with Lee Hirsch, director of Bully.
- Doc Memo: Gang Life on The Reservation, The Fate of a Short-Form Miniseries
POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.
- Hot Docs 2013: “Caucus”
Tom Roston gives his review of "Caucus," a documentary premiered at Hot Docs this year which follows the 2012 Republican campaign trail through Iowa.
- Join a Social Screening of 'The Barber of Birmingham' with Filmmaker Robin Fryday
Watch the Oscar-nominated short film online and ask the director. Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 4PM ET (1PM PT).
- Obama Enters the 2012 Election with 'The Road We've Traveled,' a Documentary by Davis Guggenheim
Election-year ads are often naïve and clumsy, dogmatic and jingoistic. David Guggenheim’s 17-minute The Road We've Traveled, created for President Obama's re-election campaign, is quite a different animal.
- Doc Soup: What Can We Learn About an Election From Docs?
Independent journalist Tom Roston checks in and writes about the world of documentaries in his column, Doc Soup. Well, it’s election week and certainly in my lifetime, it’s never felt like more was stake. I know a lot of people are already getting ready to celebrate an Obama victory, but I’m not. Nothing, in my […]
- Watch 'Election Day' on the POV website
Next Tuesday, November 4, 2008, millions of voters across America will take to the polls and cast their ballots to determine the next president of the United States. When you’re in the voting booth, and the curtains are closed, you’ll be making an important contribution to American democracy and making your voice heard. But are […]