By PBS NewsHour
A new film called "The Hunting Ground" offers a disturbing look at sexual assault at colleges around the country. Producer Amy Ziering and director Kirby Dick previously examined the widespread crisis of sexual assault in the U.S. military in their…
Filmmaker Laura Poitras captured the moment former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed himself as the source behind a massive document leak of classified surveillance in 2013. Two years later, Snowden’s story is the subject of the Oscar-nominated documentary, “Citizenfour.” Jeffrey…
Confronted by her own grandmother’s illness, writer and neuroscientist Lisa Genova started her exploration of Alzheimer’s with one question: What does it actually feel like to have the disease? Her resulting novel, “Still Alice,” was adapted into a film that…
As a storyteller, director Richard Linklater likes to play with the passage of time. For his acclaimed recent film "Boyhood," shooting lasted 12 years in order to tell the story of a boy who ages from 6 to 18. The…
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