politics

Ask a Filmmaker: Freida Lee Mock Answers, Part I

Last week, POV aired Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock’s latest film, Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner. Viewers wrote in with questions about the film for Ms. Mock via email and via blog comments. She’ll be answering a selection of those questions on the POV Blog this week. Question: Wrestling With Angels is about

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‘Wrestling with Angels’ Review Roundup

The early reviews for tonight’s broadcast of Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner are in. The Hollywood Reporter calls the film a “spellbinding look at Kushner as it catches him at work, with his family and out at the podium speaking about political problems he sees in this country.” The Denver Post‘s Joanne Ostrow notes,

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Coming Up on POV – ‘Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner’

Next Wednesday, December 12th, Oscar-winning director Freida Lee Mock’s Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner airs on POV at 9 PM (check your local listings). If you don’t know Tony Kushner and his work in the theater, here’s your opportunity to meet the man who has been called “the most charming dissident around.” Since the

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Freida Lee Mock

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock returns to POV on December 12th with her new film Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner. In the film, Mock followed the acclaimed playwright from 2001 to 2004, documenting his creative process, his collaborations with actors, composers and directors, and his steadfast commitment to political activism. In 1995, Freida

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Revolution ’67 Screenings in Milwaukee This Week

If you live in Milwaukee, you have two chances to catch Revolution ’67 (POV 2007) this week. Wednesday, 11/28 Milwaukee, WI 7:30 pm docUquarium, at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee in partnership with UWM’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare will host a screening of Revolution ’67. Filmmakers Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno and Jerome Bongiorno will be in

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