interview

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

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Outside the Frame: Q&A With Guerilla Artist Keri Smith

Freelance writer Amanda Hirsch, former editorial director of PBS Interactive, blogs about documentaries and the Web in her column, Outside the Frame. Keri Smith is an author/illustrator-turned-guerilla artist. She is the author of several bestselling books about creativity, including How to be an Explorer of the World — The Portable Life/Art Museum and Wreck This

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Outside the Frame: Q&A With “Fans, Friends and Followers” Author Scott Kirsner

Freelance writer Amanda Hirsch, former editorial director of PBS Interactive, blogs about documentaries and the Web in her column, Outside the Frame. In his latest book, Fans, Friends and Followers, writer Scott Kirsner explores how a range of artists — filmmakers, comedians, writers and others — are using the Web to build an audience, and

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Outside the Frame: Q&A with PBS Interactive’s Angela Morgenstern

Freelance writer Amanda Hirsch, former editorial director of PBS Interactive, blogs about documentaries and the Web in her weekly column, Outside the Frame. Angela Morgenstern is the senior director of PBS Interactive, where she oversees teams focused on digital content, social media and online video programming. Previously, she earned industry acclaim — and a number

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An Interview with Janet Pierson of SXSW

Anne del Castillo, POV’s director of development and business affairs, will be attending the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin from March 14-17. This year, SXSW Film has a new producer, Janet Pierson. Anne gets the scoop by asking Janet some questions about what’s new at the festival. Last year, the indie world seemed

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Catching up With “My American Girls” Director Aaron Matthews

In honor of Independence Day in the Dominican Republic, POV is proud to share a film that highlights some of the rich diversity of the Dominican immigrant experience in New York City. My American Girls (POV 2001), by director Aaron Matthews, is now streaming in its entirety on the POV website through April 2, 2009.

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Critical Condition’s Roger Weisberg Answers Viewer Questions

Roger Weisberg is the director of Critical Condition, which aired on POV on September 30, 2008 and is streaming in its entirety online until November 11, 2008. After the broadcast, many viewers wrote with questions for Roger. Read on for Weisberg’s responses to some of the questions he received. Margo asks: What can I and

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Do You Have a Question for Aidan Delgado, Joshua Casteel, or Lt. Col. Pete Kilner?

Three of the people who were featured in Soldiers of Conscience — Lt. Col. Pete Kilner and conscientious objectors Aidan Delgado and Joshua Casteel — will answer questions from viewers during the week following Thursday, October 16, 2008. Soldiers of Conscience airs on most PBS stations on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 9 PM. (Schedules

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