Film and Environmental Activism: Catching up with Everything’s Cool’s Judith Helfand and Daniel B. Gold

Environmental issues are a hot topic this election year. David Nanasi caught up with POV alum Judith Helfand (A Healthy Baby Girl, POV 1997 and True Lives 2005, and The Uprising of ’34, POV 1995) and Daniel B. Gold to hear more about what they’ve been doing to support their latest film, Everything’s Cool. Both

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Watching and Reading: Week of December 7, 2007

Each week, we’ll highlight links from the “Watching” and “Reading” sidebars on the right side of the page. WATCHING 9500 Liberty Thanks to the Utne Reader blog for pointing out this extraordinary interactive documentary that truly “elevates the immigration debate.” Watch videos. Frontline Examine why the 2000 Oslo Accords almost succeeded, and ultimately failed in

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Documentary Short: Star Spangled Blues

POV alums Doug Hawes-Davis and Drury Gunn Carr (Libby, Montana, 2007) made their documentary short, Star Spangled Blues, as part of the International Documentary Challenge, a timed filming competition, held every year in March. The short won the best writing and best original song awards. Star Spangled Blues (2006) is a contemplative and moving look

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