Spread the Word in the Final Hours! 'Reportero' Premieres Tonight
The Committee to Protect Journalists, Pulitzer Center, Human Rights Watch, and the International Center for Journalists are using Twitter and Facebook to let their community know about Reportero's PBS broadcast premiere tonight. Join in!
POV Films and Filmmakers at the 2011 Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Three POV films have their New York City premieres this month at the 2011 Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Better This World, Granito and If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front.
Weekly Roundup: Spend Tuesdays this Summer with POV
It’s been a busy week here at the POV offices. We’re getting ready to kick off our 2010 summer season with the premiere of William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe next Tuesday, June 22. The film will air on PBS stations at 9 p.m. (check your local listings here), and after the East coast broadcast, filmmakers […]
Weekly Roundup: PBS Interactive, Human Rights Watch Film Festival and More
This week, we take a look at a few film festivals and turn our attention to POV films — and their subjects — in the news. The Silverdocs Documentary Festival will take place from June 21- 27, 2010 (see our post about the festival in last week’s roundup). In addition to a great slate of […]
Links and Events – June 2009
The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival returns to The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater starting June 11. The festival opens with a special presentation of The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court by Paco de Onís, Peter Kinoy and Pamela Yates (POV 2009) on June 12 which will be […]
An Interview with John Biaggi, Director of the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival
The 20th Human Rights Watch International Film Festival (HRWIFF) takes place in New York from June 11 to June 25. POV’s Executive Director Simon Kilmurry took the opportunity to ask John Biaggi, the director of the festival, about the history of the festival and what’s on slate for this year. Check out HRWIFF’s website to […]
Human Rights Watch & SILVERDOCS
Two major festivals have been taking place over the past two weeks, making June a time for a real feast for documentary lovers in the New York and Washington, D.C. areas. The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival runs through June 26 at Lincoln Center. The festival showcases films from the U.S. and around the […]