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Filmmaker Notes

Gutted: Filmmaker Notes: Meet Director David Peat

Jun 10th, 2008 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Filmmaker Notes

Jun 3rd, 2008 | Comments

The People’s Court: Filmmaker Notes

May 29th, 2008 | Comments

A Woman Among Warlords: Filmmaker Notes

To complete "Enemies of Happiness" was no easy task. We shot the film in war-torn southwestern Afghanistan. Farah Province is not a place many foreigners go to and we had difficulties getting out there.

Sep 11th, 2007 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: Filmmaker Notes

Director, Olly Lambert, explains what it was like to shoot inside Shifa Hospital in the 'eye of this huge international storm,' the difficulties faced by Palestinians every day, and the culture shock one experiences when crossing from Israel into the Gaza Strip

Aug 14th, 2007 | Comments

Dishing Democracy: Filmmaker Notes: Bregtje van der Haak

What inspired me to make Dishing Democracy is the fact that in my recent work and travels in the Middle East and in the Arab world, I recognized the presence and the importance of satellite TV, which has been around for roughly 17 years now.

Jul 31st, 2007 | Comments

Brazil in Black and White: Filmmaker Notes

Jul 29th, 2007 | Comments

Victory Is Your Duty: Filmmaker’s Notes

The roots of this film go back two years to 2005 when I attended the EICTV, a film school outside Havana set up by Fidel Castro, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Argentine documentary maker Fernando Birri.

Jul 10th, 2007 | Comments

Democracy in the Rough: Filmmaker Notes: Fred de Sam Lazaro

Filmmaker, Fred de Sam Lazaro, talks about making "Democracy in the Rough," and the problems he ran into along the way.

Sep 12th, 2006 | Comments

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