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2014-09-15 08:26:35

Viewers can interact and engage online with compelling short films dealing with timely social issues NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- POV, American television's longest-running showcase for independent nonfiction films, is taking a bold leap into new forms of storytelling with the launch of six new interactive shorts at www.pbs.org/pov/digital/shorts. Delving into topics about contemporary social issues, these web-native documentaries allow audiences to engage with documentaries on a...

2014-09-09 08:25:49

The world little remembers the murder of more than 1 million Indonesians in 1965, but in Indonesia the massacre is honored as a patriotic act NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The opening scene of The Act of Killing raises the first of many startling questions: What on earth does a line of beautiful female dancers, emerging from a huge fish sculpture beside a picturesque lake--in a scene that looks like it belongs in a Fellini movie--have to do with the massacre of...

2014-07-15 16:26:06

In the news release, POV Films Nominated for Six News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, issued 15-Jul-2014 by POV (Point of View) over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "...honoring programming distributed during the calendar year 2013..." rather than "...honoring programming distributed during the calendar year 2012..." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: POV Films Nominated for Six...

2014-07-15 16:25:24

Nominated Films: '56 Up,' 'Brooklyn Castle,' 'Herman's House,' 'Reportero,' 'Special Flight' and 'The World Before Her' NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- POV (Point of View), public television's premier showcase for independent documentaries, has received six nominations for the 2014 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, it was announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The nominated films are 56 Up, Brooklyn Castle, Herman's House, Reportero,...

2014-06-11 08:25:00

Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis Turns Filmmaker Jason DaSilva's World Upside Down, Propelling Him on a Fateful Journey to Make Another Documentary NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jason DaSilva tells a brave and remarkable story in When I Walk. He was already an accomplished documentary filmmaker (Lest We Forget, Olivia's Puzzle) by the age of 25. If there is glamour in the world of documentary, DaSilva garnered his share of it with his intelligence, good looks...

2014-04-10 08:27:15

Knight Foundation invests $250,000 to help filmmakers, journalists and media makers explore fresh digital territory NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Documentary, Inc. (AmDoc) today announced a plan to further expand its nonfiction series, POV, beyond television into the digital space with new innovations in storytelling. With $250,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, POV will increase its digital co-productions, hire a technology fellow and...

2014-04-04 23:02:30

Price reduction on V.I.O.’s POV.HD and POV.HD kits allows consumers access to professional quality POV video technology. Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Point-of-view video technology developer V.I.O., known in the pro-production space for its advanced technology and specialized features, announced today new pricing for its rugged, point-of-view HD camera POV.HD and four POV.HD kits – the Dash Kit, Tactical Kit, Angler Kit and Paddle Kit. Long respected by the professional...

2014-03-13 08:26:18

Art and Life Intersect in New Season of POV, Beginning Monday, June 23 on PBS NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking its 27th season on PBS, the award-winning documentary series POV (Point of View) today announced films to be broadcast from June 23 to Aug. 18, 2014. Additional documentaries, which will be featured later in the regular season and as POV specials, will be announced shortly. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130320/DC80188LOGO It's often...

2014-03-07 16:21:30

Powerhouse Documentary Series and the Nation's News Source of Record Kick-Off New Initiative Saturday, March 8, 2014 with the Premiere of "The Men of Atalissa" on the Websites of POV and The New York Times NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PBS's award-winning independent documentary series POV (Point of View) and The New York Times today announced a collaboration to present new documentaries on the organizations' websites, www.pbs.org/pov and www.nytimes.com....


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