- Alabama Public Television's 'Project C' Kicks Off POV's 'All the Difference' Station Activities
Thousands of students joined Alabama Public Television's live webcast of the final episode of its Project C electronic field trip series, kicking off nationwide activities hosted by PBS stations around All the Difference (POV 2016).
- Join “Whiteness Project” Creator Whitney Dow for a Reddit AMA on Thursday, November 13
Whitney Dow took questions -- unfiltered -- about issues of race in America and the interactive documentary that has brought everyday white Americans into the racial discussion on Reddit.
- POV Interactive Shorts: Q&A with Whitney Dow (“Whiteness Project”)
"I believe that if I am ever really going to understand someone else's racial experience I had to understand my own first."
- Spread the Word in the Final Hours! 'Getting Back to Abnormal' Premieres Tonight
Getting Back to Abnormal premieres tonight on PBS. Check out our Storify round-up to see how people are using Tweets and Facebook posts to let their community know about the films. Use our partner toolkit for easy ways to help spread the word.
- Next on POV: American Promise
American Promise spans 13 years as middle-class African-American parents turn their cameras on their son and his best friend through one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Premieres Monday, February 3, 2014 on PBS stations. Watch online for free starting February 4, 2014.
- Coming Soon to POV: American Promise
American Promise spans 13 years as middle-class African-American parents turn their cameras on their son and his best friend through one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Premieres Monday, February 3, 2014 on PBS stations.
- Watch the New Trailer for American Promise and Information About Its Oct. 18 NYC Premiere
American Promise (POV 2014) presents complicated truths about America's struggle to come of age on issues of race, class and opportunity. Watch it in theaters (before it airs on POV) starting in New York City this Friday, October 18.
- Doc Soup: Coincidence or Codes in Nature Docs?
First, there was March of the Penguins, that outrageously successful 2005 nature doc about the life and times of penguins. Because the film’s only stars are penguins, it occurred to me that only human being who shares the, er, bill with them is the film’s narrator, Morgan Freeman. And then that was that. And then […]
- Farmingville Redux
In 2001, the hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican day laborers catapulted the town of Farmingville, New York into national headlines. Filmmakers Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini spent a year there so they could capture first-hand the stories of residents, day laborers and activists on all sides of the debate, and Farmingville premiered on POV […]
- Talking Back: 'Traces of the Trade'
Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North chronicles a unique and disturbing journey into the history and legacy of the U.S. slave trade. The documentary tracks what happens as filmmaker Katrina Browne comes to grips with the discovery that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Her […]
- Pose a question to Traces of the Trade's Tom DeWolf
Tom DeWolf is filmmaker Katrina Browne‘s cousin and the author of Inheriting the Trade, the unique story of his experiences during the making of Traces of the Trade, which airs on POV on June 24th (check your local listings). In 2001, Tom was astounded to discover that he was related to the most successful slave-trading […]
- Ask the Filmmaker: Traces of the Trade's Katrina Browne
When Katrina Browne discovered that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history, she embarked on a journey with nine fellow descendants to retrace the Triangle Trade, from Rhode Island to Ghana to Cuba and back. They uncover the vast extent of Northern complicity in slavery while also stumbling through the […]
- 2008 POV Preview: 'Traces of the Trade'
Get ready to park yourself on the couch on Tuesday nights this summer (or, set up your Tivo to record), because POV has just announced our 2008 schedule, and as usual, we’ll be presenting a slate of insightful and thought-provoking documentaries. We’re back on your local PBS stations starting Tuesday, June 24 at 10 PM […]
- NYC Panel on Reel Images: Stereotypes in Contemporary Media
This looks interesting for New Yorkers. Tomorrow night at 7 pm, the Center for Communication at The New School presents a panel discussion on “Reel Images: Stereotypes in Contemporary Media.” A panel of filmmakers will discuss representations of race and class in current Hollywood cinema, independent films, and commercial television. Where do these images originate? […]
- A Family Member Speaks About 'Traces of the Trade'
On January 21, Katrina Browne‘s Traces of the Trade had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
- 'Traces of the Trade' and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Sundance
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was marked at Sundance with two special events.