'American Teacher' and the Challenges of Finding a Few to Speak For the Many
Filmmaker Vanessa Roth explains how she selected four teachers to represent the nation's 3.2 million in her new documentary, American Teacher, which opens in NY and LA on September 30, 2011.
Video: “Inheritance” Wins Emmy for Outstanding Interview
We caught up with Emmy Award winner James Moll before, during and after the Emmy ceremony last night. James’s film Inheritance won the Emmy for Outstanding Interview, and you can watch an excerpt from the film online until October 30, 2009. Footage by David Nanasi. Edited by Caitlin Shamberg.
And the Emmy Goes to… “Inheritance”!
“Well, we didn’t sweep.” That’s what the always good-natured Gary Weimberg from Soldiers of Conscience said to me as the 30th Annual News and Doc Emmys ended last night. From our 10 nominations, James Moll was the only one to go home with an Emmy last night — he was honored in the Outstanding Interview […]
Inheritance's James Moll Answers Viewer Questions
James Moll is the director of Inheritance, which had its broadcast premiere on December 10. The film inspired many viewers to write in with questions and to share their thoughts about the film. Read on as he responds to some of the many questions and comments that have been submitted. James writes: Dear POV viewers, […]
'Inheritance': Share Your Thoughts With Helen and Monika
Many viewers have written in after seeing Inheritance asking how they can get in touch with Helen or Monika to express their encouragement and support. If you would like to send a note to Helen Jonas or to Monika Hertwig, please write your letter in the comments below and we will make sure that they […]
Ask the Filmmaker: Inheritance's James Moll
When Inheritance filmmaker James Moll was working on a film for the Schindler’s List DVD about Oskar Schindler’s survivors, he needed to obtain permission to use a photograph of Nazi commander Amon Goeth. The photograph was owned by Goeth’s daughter, Monika Hertwig, and when James called her at home in Germany, they began having a […]
What's Your POV About 'Inheritance'
Inheritance by James Moll is the last film of POV’s 2008 season, and it’s a stunner. It tells the story of Monika Hertwig, the daughter of mass murderer Amon Goeth, and her emotional meeting with Helen Jonas, one of her father’s victims during World War II. Inheritance airs on select PBS stations next Wednesday, December […]