Director Fernand Melgar discusses the immigration system in Switzerland in regards to those seeking political asylum and refugee status.
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In this clip from Special Flight, a man seeking asylum in Switzerland pleads his case to an official.
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Premieres Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
In this clip from Special Flight, Mr. Pitchou gets some good news while at the Frambois detention center in Geneva.
The plight of undocumented immigrants at a detention center in Geneva, Switzerland, points up contradictions between compassionate social policies and intractable immigration laws.
Filmmaker Fernand Melgar visits Dia in his home country, Senegal, after his deportation from Frambois detention center by special flight.
Filmmaker Fernand Melgar visits Geordry in his home country, Cameroon, after his deportation from Frambois detention center by special flight.
Filmmaker Fernand Melgar visits Ragip in his home country, Kosovo, after his deportation from Frambois detention center by special flight.
Filmmaker Fernand Melgar visits Wandifa in his home country, Gambia, after his deportation from Frambois detention center by special flight.
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Filmmaker Natalia Almada talks about El General, her poetic meditation on history, memory and family. Premieres Tuesday, July 20, on POV!
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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 Joshua Oppenheimer on the making of his film The Act of Killing.
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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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Michael Apted talks about the genesis of the Up series and why it has worldwide appeal.
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Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster discuss their film 13 years in the making: American Promise.
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Errol Morris discusses the making of the documentary Gates of Heaven, a somewhat unusual film about pet cemeteries.
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McElwee talks about the large amount of media surrounding the Baby Boomer Generation entering their 40s.
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Filmmaker Lara Stolman tells why she included the scene where Robbie learns he has Autism.
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The filmmakers talk about their goals to create a personal story about the nuclear age, which made their film very controversial at the time of its release.
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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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Director Mike Day recounts filming in harsh conditions with complicated logistics.
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Filmmaker Adam Larsen discusses his film about autism and recognizing "neurodiversity."
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