In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

Posted on June 28, 2010


Filmmaker Fears She's On U.S. Watch List The name "Laura Poitras" is familiar to Oscar judges, film festival juries, and security officers at U.S. airports, which is what happens when one directs critically acclaimed documentaries that require spending months in dangerous areas of the Middle East.  Read more >>>


War Insight, Beyond Bang-Bang At midlife, in a soft job, and nagged by questions that no one was answering, Carol Dysinger boarded a plane from New York to Dubai and then caught a connecting flight into Kabul. The answers, and new questions, emerge in her documentary, Camp Victory, Afghanistan, which she made over five years of listening, watching and asking. Read more >>


 Cambodia Vs. 'Chea' The director of Who Killed Chea Vichea?, a documentary about the 2004 slaying of the Cambodian union leader, is asserting that the Cambodian government has banned screenings of the film. U.S. helmer Bradley Cox says the government has been preventing showings of his film for the past month in the first banning of a politically charged film since the 1980s. Read more >>


An Interview With The Director Of 'The Oath,' About Osama Bin Laden's Driver And Bodyguard Laura Poitras' documentaryThe Oath, ... paints close-up portraits of Osama bin Laden's driver Salim Hamdan and bodyguard Nasser al-Bahri (aka Abu Jandal). She won't tell how she found the footage. Read more >>


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