Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photography Fades Up To Joy

Rare glimpses of black soldiers from the Civil War come into view, their presence asking nothing more than to be remembered, if not celebrated. The documentary film Through A Lens Darkly draws audiences deep into a world of black photography, and will broadcast Monday on the PBS program Independent Lens.



Review: Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers & the Emergence of a People' (Broadcast Premiere Tonight on PBS)

This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers — men and women, celebrated and anonymous — who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present. By Thomas Allen Harris.

— Indie Wire


New series explores how to fight gender oppression at home and abroad

Video: Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have exposed widespread problems of abuse, sex trafficking and violence against women in Africa and Asia. Now they also bring their focus home, shining a light on the ways American women are commonly hurt, deprived and exploited. Jeffrey Brown talks to them about their new book and documentary series on PBS, A Path Appears

— PBS NewsHour


Ronan and Mia Farrow Find Shining Hope in One of the World's Worst Slums

One of the featured stories in this last episode is about a school called Shining Hope for Communities, which provides free education for impoverished, at-risk girls and a network of empowerment and poverty alleviation programs in one of Africa's largest slums.

— Huffington Post


Eva Longoria: Helping Women Changes Communities for the Better

The activist and actress teamed up with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn to shed light on teen pregnancy, sex trafficking and other problems facing women

— Time


In Helping Baby's First Teacher, A Path Appears

In the film's "Breaking the Cycle of Poverty" episode, Save the Children Artist Ambassador Jennifer Garner takes New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to rural West Virginia to see how an innovative home-visiting program is turning the status quo on its head.

— Huffington Post


Director Maro Chermayeff on the Independent Lens Doc A Path Appears

Late last year WuDunn and Kristof released their follow-up book, A Path Appears, shifting their focus from women in extreme poverty to global poverty on a broader scale–including in the U.S.–and potential solutions to alleviate it.

— Filmmaker Magazine


Blake Lively Meets With Survivors of Sex Trafficking: "Not Everybody Is Free"

Video- Blake Lively's eyes have never been more open. As part of a new PBS series, A Path Appears, the Gossip Girl alum and new mom joined author and journalist Nicholas Kristof on a visit to the anti-trafficking organization My Life My Choice, which, according to its mission statement, aims to "prevent the commercial sexual exploitation of adolescents" right here in the United States.

— US Weekly


Journalist Nicholas Kristof On A Path Appears

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof joins HuffPost Live to discuss the new PBS documentary series, A Path Appears, which examines the struggles women face globally and the inspiring individuals who are working to create change.

— Huffington Post


What Many Americans Don't Understand About Sex Trafficking

A Path Appears, a three-part series on gender oppression, is on PBS tonight. Journalist Nicholas Kristof explains why you should watch it.

— Cosmopolitan