Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball filmmakers Kenneth Eng and Alex Shear talk about trying to do justice to the material, and using baseball as a way for American audiences to understand Japanese culture better.
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Jim Allen, columnist for The Daily Omiuri, ponders what it means to lose at Koshien.
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High school students in Japan compete in the annual "Koshien" baseball tournament to make it to the national championship.
The Japan Times columnist Marty Kuehnert explains why high school baseball is so important to the Japanese people.
Interview with New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui about his experience playing ball in high school.
Interview with baseball historian Kazuo Sayama on the history of baseball in Japan.
Baseball historian Masayuki Tamaki talks about crying at Koshien.
American expatriate author Robert Whiting talks about Japanese high school hazing.
Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson explores responsibility and power dynamics in documentary film.
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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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