“Tell Me Something” Features Advice From Fifty of the World's Best Documentary Filmmakers
Doc Soup Man interviews Jessica Edwards, editor of "Tell me Something," an in-progress photography and creative advice book from fifty of the world's best documentary filmmakers.
Doc Soup: Doc Highlights at the Toronto International Film Festival
What a great film festival. Maybe it’s how lovely Toronto is in September. Maybe it’s the enthusiastic audiences. Maybe it’s the great restaurants. Or maybe it’s how the festival treats otherwise art-house fare like big blockbusters. These are just a few of the reasons I have always loved the Toronto International Film Festival over the […]
Weekly Roundup: POV's 2010 Season and the Court Decision on 'Crude'
The POV office has been busy over the past few weeks as we get ready to kick off our 23rd season on June 22, 2010! Here’s a roundup of news about POV films and from around the documentary world. Getafilm Blog previews the 2010 POV season and says that through the series, “nearly every week […]
Doc Soup: When Children Are the Subjects of Docs
I often get this conflicted feeling when I watch a documentary about children, like this week’s POV broadcast of Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go: I am immediately concerned that the subjects are being exploited in some way, since they’re not really able to decide for themselves whether or not they want to be involved […]
Links and Events
Coverage of the fantastic Kim Longinotto (Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go, POV 2009) retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art included articles by Cynthia Fuchs at Pop Matters, who writes, “Longinotto’s documentaries explore moral and emotional intricacies, the shifting relations between individuals and communities,” and indieWire, which called Kim “England’s answer to Frederick Wiseman.” […]
Kim Longinotto: Not a “Fly on the Wall”
POV series producer Yance Ford reports back on a couple of Kim Longinotto events from last week. POV’s Chris White and filmmaker Kim Longinotto at her POV filmmaker interview. If you were in New York City last week, you may have noticed that filmmaker Kim Longinotto was, well, everywhere. On Thursday afternoon she was interviewed […]
MoMA’s retrospective of Kim Longinotto‘s work starts this week. This is a rare chance to see all of Kim’s masterful films in America, and to hear from Kim herself — she is considered one of the foremost vérité filmmakers in the documentary world. Kim’s film Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go will air on POV […]
Kim Longinotto Master Class
Filmmaker Kim Longinotto has long been a highly respected and acclaimed documentarian in her native Britain. Her films, including Sisters in Law, Divorce, Iranian Style and Rough Aunties, have won awards at the Cannes, Sundance, Hot Docs and IDFA film festivals, as well as BAFTA and Peabody awards. This summer, Hold Me Tight, Let Me […]