POV Interactive Shorts: Q&A With the Creator of “Fukushima: The Eternal Season”
Q&A with Jake Price, the creator of Fukushima: The Eternal Season.
Film Anatomy: Every Day Is a Holiday
Fernanda Rossi dissects the making of the documentary Every Day is a Holiday by Theresa Loong. Read about the filmmaker's smart moves, memorable moments and what she vows to never do again.
Critical Acclaim for 'Girl Model' – Airs 3/24 on PBS
Read what critics and journalists have to say about Girl Model, a film that strips away the façade of the modeling industry by following two people whose lives intersect because of it.
Next on POV: 'Girl Model'
Mark your calendars! On March 24, at 10 PM, POV will present the national broadcast premiere of the provocative documentary 'Girl Model' on PBS
Special Report: Doc Soup Man Gets First Look at Pro-Nuclear Energy Doc, 'Energy on Trial'
On March 14, Gary Jobson showed his documentary, Energy on Trial, which he’d been working on for a year and a half, to a rapt audience in an Idaho Falls movie theater. The film is about Earth’s ever-depleting energy resources, and while Jobson embraces the need to intelligently utilize everything we can to keep our […]
Doc Soup: Chronicling Child Abduction in Documentary
The 2008 documentary, Dear Zachary, has a strange power over me. Certainly, its subject — an unhinged woman kills a man, gives birth to his baby, flees to Canada where the child’s grandparents fight for his custody, and then she kills herself and the baby — is terribly tragic. It haunts me still. And so […]
What's Your POV about 'Campaign'?
Campaign is a whimsical look at Japanese electoral politics from filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda, whose friend Yamauchi “Yama-San” Kazuhiko is plucked from obscurity by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to run for a critical seat on the Kawasaki city council. Soda films his friend, and along the way, manages to provide a startling insider’s view […]
Ask the Filmmaker: Campaign's Kazuhiro Soda
Filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda was born and raised in Japan. While attending the University of Tokyo, he met and befriended Yamauchi Kazuhiko, or “Yama-san.” Almost twenty years later, Kazuhiro was surprised to find out that his old friend was running for a critical city council seat in the city of Kawasaki as part of the Liberal […]
A Night at the Museum: 'Campaign' Plays at MoMA, With a Surprise Guest
Cathy Fisher, POV’s senior manager of communications, attended a screening of the upcoming POV film Campaign at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City this past week. She writes in to tell us about her night. “People only listen to you for three seconds, so make sure you mention the candidate’s name in […]
Doc Roundup: December 13, 2007
IN THEATERS A film still from Nanking In 1937, Japan invaded the Chinese city of Nanking (now called Nanjing). They slaughtered over 200,000 civilians and committed 20,000 rapes in six weeks. The new film Nanking by Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman remembers this event, also known as the rape of Nanking. Twenty-two Europeans and Americans […]