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POV Featured on Bill Moyers Journal

Bill Moyers Journal previewed POV’s Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North last Friday on most PBS stations. Moyers examines racial inequality in America through the prisms of the legacy of slavery and the current socio-economic landscape, and interviews Douglas Blackmon of the Wall Street Journal, historical and cultural sociologist Orlando Patterson

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The 26th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival

Anne del Castillo, POV’s director of development, was in California last week for the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. She saw some great films while she was there — here’s her report on what to look out for. Presented by the Center for Asian American Media, the San Francisco International Asian American Film

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What We’re Watching, What We’re Reading: Week of March 7, 2008

Watching Big Think “YouTube for smart people” (via Utne Reader Blog) The Future of Documentary Pat Aufderheide talks with WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi (starts at 4 minute mark) Reading Documentary Shorts Are Seeing New Opportunities For LifeindieWire reports on new distribution models for short films. Documentary filmmakers, Michael Moore is here to save you!Moore announces new

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What We’re Watching, What We’re Reading: Week of February 29, 2008

Watching Henry Louis Gates, Jr. hosts African American Lives 2 on PBS. Reading The Color of PoliticsNew Yorker article about Cory Booker, a “mayor of the post-racial generation” and the history of Newark politics. Variety reports that Agnes Varda is working on a new “autobiographical docu feature”, Les Places d’Agnes, that will be ready for

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