Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini, makers of Well-Founded Fear, discuss the difficulties they faced in the making of this film about the workings of the INS and their political asylum applicants. They explain the difficult job of the asylum interviewers as well as the fates which might befall rejected applications.
Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson, two documentary filmmakers whose work has shown multiple times on POV, reflect on what first got them into the game, why they enjoy filmmaking, and how they adjust their filmmaking process with each production.
On September 13, 2010, the New York Times Community Affairs department and POV presented a panel discussion on the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, and the Times. The conversation featured Daniel Ellsberg, former New York Times executive editor Max Frankel, New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak and New York Times managing editor Jill Abramson.
In this 2010 interview, the Nobel Peace Prize winner talked with the Good Fortune filmmakers about the Green Belt Movement and what makes for effective aid in impoverished areas. Wangari passed away on Sunday at the age of 71.
In this deleted scene from Last Train Home, migrant workers waiting at China's Guangzhou train station express their frustrations and disappointments with factory life and traveling home for the New Year.
The voices of many undocumented youth who feel at home but also isolated and alone in the United States often go unheard. Meet Melissa, a young undocumented woman confronting trauma through self-expression and dance.