Sundance 2013: Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington
Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington (dir. Sebastian Junger) To kick off the Sundance Festival, I wrote about must-see documentary, Fire in the Blood, which is playing there. It is a documentary that needs to be seen because it addresses a crisis—the dying of millions of […]
'The Interrupters' Takes Top Two Prizes at Cinema Eye Honors 2012
On a rainy evening in Queens, New York, a group of documentary luminaries got together to celebrate the 2012 Cinema Eye Honors, a five-year-old awards show for nonfiction filmmaking.
Documentary Year in Review Countdown #5: War Documentarian Tim Hetherington ('Restrepo') Killed in Action
POV is counting down the top documentary stories of 2011 on New Year's Eve 2012.
Documentary vs. Video Art: Catching Up with RISD's Dennis Hlynsky
The long-time digital video professor ponders the connection between new technology and the widening gap between filmmakers and video artists.
Director Danfung Dennis on 'Hell and Back Again'
Danfung Dennis talks to blogger Adam Schartoff about how a documentary about combat in Afghanistan became a documentary about coming home from war, making the transition from photojournalist to filmmaker, and the impact of Tim Hetherington's death.
Doc Soup: What 'Armadillo,' 'The Tillman Story' and 'Restrepo' Teach Us
POV's Doc Soup Man, Tom Roston, revisits three recent documentaries about war.
Tim Hetherington Was One of Many Documentarians Who've Died or Were Killed on the Job
Tim Hetherington(Photo by Justin Hoch) The tragic death of war photographer and documentarian Tim Hetherington last month in Libya was widely covered in the press. Deserved honorifics came to him for his work, particularly his fantastic 2010 documentary, Restrepo, which he co-directed with Sebastian Junger. If you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend you give […]