Join a Social Screening of 'The Barber of Birmingham' with Filmmaker Robin Fryday
Watch the Oscar-nominated short film online and ask the director. Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 4PM ET (1PM PT).
Project VoiceScape: Watch the Full Films and Vote for Your Favorite!
Young filmmakers who won production grants earlier this year are now competing for the 2011 Project VoiceScape Audience Award. Watch the films and vote for your favorite before 9/30!
Inauguration '09: I Was There. And So Were You.
POV interactive director Theresa Riley was in Washington D.C. last week for the presidential inauguration. She tells us about watching — and documenting — the inauguration from the ground. A few days after the election in November, Thursday the 6th to be precise, I called up my congresswoman’s D.C. office and asked to be put […]
Outside the Frame: MediaStorm and Online Storytelling
Freelance writer Amanda Hirsch, former editorial director of PBS Interactive, blogs about documentaries and the Web in her column, Outside the Frame, published every other Wednesday. “MediaStorm’s principal aim is to usher in the next generation of multimedia storytelling.” So announces the website for New York-based multimedia production company MediaStorm. Sound ambitious? Just a bit. […]
Doc Soup: What Can We Learn About an Election From Docs?
Independent journalist Tom Roston checks in and writes about the world of documentaries in his column, Doc Soup. Well, it’s election week and certainly in my lifetime, it’s never felt like more was stake. I know a lot of people are already getting ready to celebrate an Obama victory, but I’m not. Nothing, in my […]
Watch 'Election Day' on the POV website
Next Tuesday, November 4, 2008, millions of voters across America will take to the polls and cast their ballots to determine the next president of the United States. When you’re in the voting booth, and the curtains are closed, you’ll be making an important contribution to American democracy and making your voice heard. But are […]