Independent Lens

Circo: For One Filmmaker, the Sideshow Became the Main Event

Clip: Season 13 | 4m 5s

In this video companion to the Independent Lens documentary, Circo, filmmaker Aaron Schock describes how he accidentally stumbled upon the subjects of his film while making a completely different documentary in Mexico. He also realized after commencing the project, that the film would be the story not just of a struggling family business, but of also of a troubled marriage.

Aired: 05/03/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Life and Death in Brooks County

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Life and Death in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County filmmakers talk about why they wanted to tell this gripping but harrowing story, how they were able to get different perspectives, and whether they've been able to get the documentary in front of politicians.

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