1995 POV Season
by Helena Solberg
Premiere Date: October 5, 1995
A bowl of soup and the freedom to sing is all Carmen Miranda wanted in life. Helena Solberg's song-filled movie reveals how Hollywood transformed a talented entertainer into a Latin Lollapalooza.
by Gaylen Ross
Premiere Date: July 25, 1995
Filmmaker Gaylen Ross takes us inside the virtually impenetrable world of diamond and precious stone trading.
by Jenny Cool
Premiere Date: July 18, 1995
Jenny Cool interviewed women in a suburban housing development outside Los Angeles, discovering a fragile lifestyle dominated by social pressures and the daily commuter grind.
by Laurel Chiten
Premiere Date: July 11, 1995
An irreverent and humorous portrayal of people with the often misunderstood neurological disorder, Tourette Syndrome.
by Sandra Sunrising Osawa
Premiere Date: July 4, 1995
The story of how the Chippewa Indians of Northern Wisconsin have struggled to restore the centuries- old tradition of spearfishing, and the heated opposition they have encountered.
by George Stoney and Judith Helfand and Susanne Rostock
Premiere Date: June 25, 1995
Textile workers recall with pride the long- suppressed story of the General Textile Strike of 1934 when 500,000 Southern mill laborers walked off their jobs.
by David Sutherland
Premiere Date: June 20, 1995
The unpredictable trials of blind horse-woman Diane Starin who wonders "if America is ready for a blind girl who isn't a goody two-shoes."
by Ellen Bruno
Premiere Date: June 14, 1995
The personal testimonies of the courageous Buddhist nuns who have led the nonviolent resistance against the Chinese occupation of Tibet.
by Kathryn Hunt
Premiere Date: June 13, 1995
The story of 10-year-old Barbara Wilson's search, through cheap motels and homeless shelters, for permanence and security.
by Deborah Hoffmann
Premiere Date: June 6, 1995
Deborah Hoffmann's poignant, sometimes funny account of coping with her mother's Alzheimer's disease. Nominated for a 1994 Academy Award.
by Jane Gillooly
Premiere Date: June 1, 1995
A provocative film about abortion.