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‘Made in L.A.’ Tours Northern California

Earlier this month, Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar hit the road with Made in L.A. (POV 2007), visiting organizations and schools throughout Northern California. The film was received enthusiastically by standing-room-only crowds from Santa Cruz to San Diego. Almudena wrote in to share the experience with us and to encourage other filmmakers to tap into

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POV Alum Adele Horne on Essay Films — or “Films That Try”

Adele Horne is the filmmaker behind The Tailenders (POV 2006), which examines missionary activity, the loss of languages around the world and global capitalism in an unusual and essayistic way. Adele, winner of the “Truer Than Fiction” Award at the 2007 Independent Spirit Awards, writes in with her thoughts on the history of essay films.

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Input 2008 Professional Development Fellowships

We’ve received notice that South Carolina ETV has been awarded a contract by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to provide a limited number of Input 2008 Professional Development Fellowships. The travel grants will assist qualified U.S. applicants with airfare to attend Input on May 4-10 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The deadline for applications is Friday,

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Ask a Filmmaker: Freida Lee Mock Answers, Part II

On December 12th, POV aired Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock’s latest film, Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner. Viewers wrote in with questions about the film for Ms. Mock via email and via blog comments. You can read Part I of Ms. Mock’s answers here. The following is Part II of her answers to

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Filmmaker Andy Blubaugh and ‘Scaredycat’

Andy Blubaugh is a young filmmaker from Portland, Oregon whose 15-minute short film, Scaredycat, will air alongside Oscar-winner Freida Lee Mock’s Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner this week on PBS. An experimental documentary about the role fear plays in our lives, Scaredycat takes as a point of departure the beating of Andy at the

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