- Critical Acclaim for '500 Years'
A roundup of some critical acclaim for '500 Years.'
- Our Ethical Dilemma / Nuestro Dilema Ético
Filmmaker Pamela Yates finds out she got a scene in her film When the Mountains Tremble wrong, and returns to Guatemala to investigate. Read and watch in English and Spanish.
- Using a Film to Nail a Dictator
Pamela Yates, director of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, describes the way that her film was used as evidence to bring General Efraín Ríos Montt to trial for genocide in Guatemala.
- “Powerful and Chilling”
Viewers of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator have told us they were profoundly moved by the film. Read some of their comments, then join the conversation.
- 'Granito: How to Nail a Dictator' – The Critics Speak (Updated)
Tonight, Granito: How to Nail a Dictator airs on POV. Read what the critics have to say about this gripping film.
- Next on POV: 'Granito: How to Nail a Dictator'
POV's 25th season of independent nonfiction on PBS continues with a film about how Pamela Yates’ 1983 documentary, When the Mountains Tremble, provided key evidence for a stunning milestone for justice.
- POV Announces Documentary Lineup for Its 25th Season on PBS
This year on POV, you'll see remarkable individuals challenging authority and their own limitations to indict a dictator, keep investigative journalism alive, rebuild after Katrina and find strength in love.
- The “Dictator” of 'Granito: How to Nail a Dictator' Makes a Court Appearance
On Thursday, Efraín Ríos Montt, Guatemala's former military dictator, was ordered to stand trial on charges of genocide. Pamela Yates, director the upcoming POV film Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, filed this report from Guatemala via cell phone.
- Where Are the First-Person Women Documentarians?
With Tiffany Shlain's personal documentary Connected wrapping up its theatrical run, Doc Soup Man Tom Roston asks why the best known first-person documentarians are men.
- POV Films and Filmmakers at the 2011 Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Three POV films have their New York City premieres this month at the 2011 Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Better This World, Granito and If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front.
- Sundance Wrap-Up: The World Premieres of 'If a Tree Falls' (POV 2011) and 'Granito' (POV 2012)
POV’s coordinating producer Andrew Catauro attended the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. Just a few days ago, my first ever Sundance experience came to an end (I’ve got the gift bag and a pesky headcold to prove it.). Now through the steam of my TheraFlu, I want to report back on the […]
- POV Announces Two Films at Sundance
We are excited to announce that two POV films will have their world premieres at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival next week in Park City, UT. The films are If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front by Marshall Curry and Granito by Pamela Yates. Each will have their national broadcast premieres […]
- An Emmy for POV!
Congratulations to Geoffrey Smith and co-producer Rachel Wexler, who won an Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming at the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards last night for The English Surgeon. The English Surgeon was broadcast on POV in 2009. See the film’s trailer here: Geoffrey was in New York to receive the […]