- Join POV & Filmwax at The Brooklyn Museum for Jonathan Demme's I'm Carolyn Parker
We're excited to begin our second year of Thursdays @ 7 screenings with the Brooklyn Museum. And this year we're glad to have Filmwax Film Series as a presenting partner!
- New America NYC: Reportero: Screening and Conversation
Just a week after the Mexican elections, join The New America Foundation, Human Rights Watch and POV for an advance screening of Reportero. The screening will be followed by a discussion on journalism's contribution to society and the new state of Mexican politics.
- The Barber of Birmingham Screens in NY, LA & SF for MLK Week
The Barber of Birmingham tells the story of Mr. James Armstrong, an African-American barber in Birmingham, Alabama, who experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African American president.
- Weekly Roundup: 'Tis the Season for Film Festivals
This week, we take a look at more news from past and upcoming film festivals; the Sheffield Doc/Fest opens for submissions; Stranger Than Fiction (NYC) announces its spring season; and the always inspirational Patti Smith is lauded for her unique style. Two POV films took top honors at the San Francisco Asian American Film Festival, […]
- NYC Event: “Off and Running” at the IFC This Friday
If you’re in New York City, please join us at the IFC Center for the opening night of Off and Running by Nicole Opper at 8:05 p.m. on Friday, January 29th. POV is proud to co-host the event with DocuClub and Tribeca All Access, which will feature a Q & A moderated by Terry Lawler […]
- Patti Smith / Steven Sebring Exhibit Opens at Robert Miller Gallery Tonight in New York City
In addition to last week’s documentary film, Patti Smith: Dream of Life, filmmaker Steven Sebring and musician/poet/photographer Patti Smith have also collaborated on a photography exhibit entitled “Objects of Life” opening tonight at the Robert Miller Gallery in New York City. For those of you in New York who may have missed our broadcast last […]
- “Congo in Harlem” Film Series and Events This Month in NYC
I just got an email from the filmmakers of Lumo (POV 2007) that there will be films and events celebrating Congolese culture and raising awareness about the conflict at the Mayles Cinema in New York City all this month. Three of Lumo‘s producers — Louis Abelman, Lynn True and Nelson Walker — were involved with […]
- A Video Interview with Thom Powers, Part 1
POV’s series producer Yance Ford interviews Thom Powers, filmmaker, documentary programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival and the founder and curator of the Stranger than Fiction documentary series in New York. I sat down recently with Thom Powers — filmmaker, documentary programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival and the founder and curator of […]
- “El General” Screening at Film Society of Lincoln Center
Natalia Almada‘s Sundance Award-winning film, El General, makes its New York City theatrical premiere next week at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater. Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, El General will screen as part of the Latinbeat 2009 series. The premiere on Tuesday, September 15 will be followed by a reception with the […]
- Update: 'Bronx Princess' Party in Bronx is Tonight
Due to rain, this past weekend’s Bronx Princess screening and party was postponed to tonight. Read all about the activities in the original post.
- A Block Party in the Bronx with “Bronx Princess”
If you’re in New York City this weekend, join us for an evening of outdoor art and music — and a free screening of Bronx Princess. The film will be screened on Saturday, August 29 as part of the Rooftop Films Summer Series in Mullaly Park, just blocks from where it was filmed. (Rain: If […]
- Rooftop Films Kicks Off!
POV production assistant Andrew Catauro reports back from the 2009 Rooftop Films premiere in New York City. I know it’s a few days after the fact (I definitely can’t keep up with blogger Brooklyn Vegan, who blogged about the event later that night) — but I want to write about what a great time I […]