Filmmaker Jocelyn Glazer talks about the making of The Flute Player. She describes her main character, Arn Chorn-Pond, as "a very brave person [who has] faced the hardships of his life head on."
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When the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia in 1975, Arn Chorn-Pond was nine years old. Now, after living in the U.S. for 20 years, Arn returns to Cambodia to save its once outlawed traditional music from extinction.
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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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Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson explores responsibility and power dynamics in documentary film.
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Filmmaker Renee Tajima describes the many points of view she encountered while probing a murder in Detroit.
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Filmmaker Anne Makepeace explains the difference between tribal and state court systems.
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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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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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Moll talks about the shortcomings of the conventional viewpoint on the Holocaust and impact of the Holocaust on future generations.
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Filmmaker Craig Atkinson explains why police departments are using military equipment.
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First-time filmmaker Katrina Browne talks about the "unfinished business" of slavery in the United States and what she hopes viewers will take away from her film.
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Laura Poitras talks about the making of her Academy Award®-nominated film, My Country, My Country.
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Kirsten Johnson discusses how the presence of a camera changes both people and moments.
Filmmaker Adam Larsen discusses his film about autism and recognizing "neurodiversity."
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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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