Filmmaker Ross McElwee talks about some of the themes that run through Bright Leaves and how the film is really about legacy and inheritance in a family and what home really means.
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Bright Leaves is filmmaker Ross McElwee's autobiographical journey across the North Carolina's social, economic and psychological tobacco terrain.
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Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman discusses the significance of Joe's violin.
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Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on the making of his film The Act of Killing.
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In this interview recorded in 1996, Mock talks about her portrait of an artist dealing with war and history, and how she feels art has the power to heal.
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Filmmaker Marlon Riggs discusses his hesitancy at stepping in front of the camera for his landmark film Tongues Untied.
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Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman discusses how the radio instrument drive chose Brianna's school.
Filmmaker Anne Makepeace explains the difference between tribal and state court systems.
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Laura Poitras talks about the making of her Academy Award®-nominated film, My Country, My Country.
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Frederick Wiseman talks about his method for making films in relation to his documentary about a large high school in Philadelphia which he shot in 1968.
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Filmmakers Michael Collins & Marty Syjuco on the difference between moral injury and PTSD.
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Filmmaker Adam Larsen discusses his film about autism and recognizing "neurodiversity."
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Filmmaker Craig Atkinson explains why police departments are using military equipment.
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Alvarez and Kolker have been making documentaries for over 35 years. Their first film, American Tongues kicked off the POV series in 1988.
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Lixin Fan talks about the lives of Chinese migrant workers that he chronicled in Last Train Home.
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Moll talks about the shortcomings of the conventional viewpoint on the Holocaust and impact of the Holocaust on future generations.
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