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Joe Bifelt holding his lead dog, Happy, before the start of the 2015 Open North American sled dog race, from ATTLA
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December 11, 2019

Still Mushing: An Update from Joe, George Attla’s Grandnephew

Craig Phillips in Behind the Films

We are pleased that we could get Joe Bifelt, the grandnephew of legendary dogsled racer George Attla, to send us an update on his life since the film about George's…...

Joe and Bennett in front of Eronel music venue
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June 15, 2017

Real Boy Updates from Bennett, His Mom Suzy, Joe Stevens and Dylan

Renee Gasch in Where Are They Now?

After you see the film Real Boy [premiering on PBS June 19 at 10pm; check local listings], you may be interested to hear from the main players involved. We recently…...

Goalkeeper Harush celebrates after joining a rival team.
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May 17, 2017

Forever Pure: Updates on the Main Players

Independent Lens in Where Are They Now?

Check out this gallery of updates from the past year on all the main players featured in Forever Pure, from former owner Arcadi Gaydamak to players Zaur Sadayev, Dzhabrail Kadiyev,…...

Oscar and his prize pupil Jose reunite to give an update on their lives since East of Salinas
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December 26, 2015

A Letter from Jose Ansaldo and an Update from Oscar Ramos [UPDATED]

Craig Phillips in Where Are They Now?

UPDATE (3/26/21): We heard great news about East of Salinas star José Ansaldo that we just had to share. José got accepted to U.C. Berkeley! Here's more from Salinas supervisor…...

Twin Sisters Mia and Alexandra in a museum with giant wind-up teeth.
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October 20, 2014

Update on Twin Sisters Mia and Alexandra from the California Mom

Craig Phillips in Where Are They Now?

We have an exclusive update on the two twin girls featured in Twin Sisters (the film by Mona Friis Bertheussen premieres on PBS tonight, Monday, October 20, at 10 pm;…...

A Philadelphia police officer observes the rubble after the MOVE bombings
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May 12, 2014

The MOVE Bombings 29 Years Later

Craig Phillips in Where Are They Now?

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="594"] MOVE members and police during the 1978 confrontation outside MOVE headquarters.[/caption] It's the week of the 29th anniversary of the MOVE bombings, and for those who were…...

Rocky Braat, Steve Hoover, Danny Yourd

February 05, 2014

Update on Rocky Braat

Craig Phillips in Where Are They Now?

[caption id="attachment_5278" align="alignnone" width="594"] Rocky Braat (left) with Blood Brother filmmakers Steve Hoover and Danny Yourd[/caption] Those (many) of you who watched Steve Hoover's documentary Blood Brother on Independent Lens…...

Young Latino man smiles for the camera.

November 04, 2013

The Graduates: Where Are the Boys Now?

Craig Phillips in Where Are They Now?

The second part of the film The Graduates (Los Graduados), by Bernardo Ruiz, premieres on PBS tonight (Monday, November 4) at 10 PM (check local listings). This hour focuses on Latino…...

October 28, 2013

The Graduates: Where Are the Girls Now?

Craig Phillips in Where Are They Now?

After watching The Graduates (Los Graduados) [airing on PBS in two parts, tonight October 28 and November 4], you — like those of us here at Independent Lens — will no doubt be curious as to…...

Steven of kissing photo of Asian woman on computer screen.

May 02, 2013

Steven of Seeking Asian Female Talks about Online Dating, “Asian Fetish,” and Relationship Advice

Rebecca Huval in Where Are They Now?

How would you define “asian fetish” (a.k.a., crudely, "yellow fever")? According to Urban Dictionary, it is “a term usually applied to white males who have a clear sexual preference for…...