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Filmmaker Notes

Pickles, Inc.: Filmmaker Notes: Director Dalit Kimor

From the moment I entered the small pickling plant, I fell in love with the women. Eight women between the ages of 40 and 50 -- all devout Muslims, all widows, who had never heard of the word "feminism" -- were creating a small revolution.

Aug 30th, 2005 | Comments

Future for Lebanon: Filmmaker Notes: Director Paul Mitchell

Director Paul Mitchell talks about the genesis of the film, Future of Lebanon.

Jul 19th, 2005 | Comments

Red Lines and Deadlines: Filmmaker Notes: Director Taghi Amirani

Coming to Iran from the West can give you a superior air of arrogance, something I was guilty of myself.

Sep 23rd, 2004 | Comments

An Honest Citizen: Filmmaker Notes: Meet Director Angus Macqueen

Maria Cristina Chirolla is a compelling woman in her mid-fifties: dazzling smile, coiffed hair, dark suit. It's hard to believe there is a price on her head. We are in her office in the attorney general's building in Bogotá, a bomb-proof concrete bunker.

Sep 16th, 2004 | Comments

Dying to Leave: Filmmaker’s Notes

Sep 25th, 2003 | Comments

Coca and the Congressman: Filmmaker Notes by Jon Alper

I met up with Evo Morales at a rally in the coca growing region. We had heard he tends not to like gringos but he seemed to think I was O.K. - until lunch time.

Aug 7th, 2003 | Comments

Filmmaker’s Notes

By far the most amazing thing about making Time for School was witnessing the children themselves - seeing how hungry and grateful they are for being given the opportunity to learn.

Sep 4th, 2002 | Comments

The Empty ATM: Filmmaker Angus Macqueen

Aug 8th, 2002 | Comments

To Have and Have Not: Filmmaker Notes: Director Jon Alpert

Jul 18th, 2002 | Comments
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