environment

“Food, Inc.” Director Robert Kenner Interview on Planet Forward

Planet Forward is a collaboration between PBS and George Washington University that asks community members to submit videos offering their ideas for the best way to reduce our carbon footprint. The best videos on PlanetForward.org will be featured in an hour-long Planet Forward broadcast for PBS stations nationwide later this year. In addition to user-submitted

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Photography Book That Started as POV’s Borders Project Comes Out Next Month

We were thrilled to read in last week’s Publisher’s Weekly that a multimedia feature commissioned for our POV’s Borders series back in 2003 could be the “breakout indie hit” in bookstores this season. Photographer and documentary filmmaker Douglas Gayeton is coming out with a book in October entitled Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town,” with

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SXSW: Lots of Docs, But (Sadly) No Time for ‘Office Space’

POV staffer Anne del Castillo just returned from Austin, Texas, where she attended the South By Southwest Film Festival. She reports back on the films she saw and the films she’s sad she missed. Maybe it’s age, but I’m finding that each year, it takes me a little longer to recover from SXSW. After 15

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Outside the Frame: The Ritual of the Year-End List

Freelance writer Amanda Hirsch, former editorial director of PBS Interactive, blogs about documentaries and the Web in her column, Outside the Frame, published every other Wednesday. It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not referring to Christmas, or “the holidays.” Nor am I referring to the winter solstice, New Years or festive binge drinking.

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