In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

Posted on July 15, 2010


Most documentaries about Mexico tend to focus on its embattled northern border--tales of drug wars and desperate migrants. In Circo, we're led into the belly of rural Mexico, town by town. New York director Aaron Schock offered LAFF audiences his ravishing portrait of a century-old Mexican circus dynasty as they struggle to survive their country's changes. Read More >>


A new documentary film about the life and death of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto -- the first woman head of an Islamic country who was assassinated in 2007 -- may attract as much interest for its political content as for its artistic or journalistic value… Read More >>


Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi paid glowing tribute to martyred prime minister Benazir Bhutto as politicians and policymakers gathered at the premiere of a documentary chronicling courageous life and democratic contributions of the popular leader. Read More >>


This utterly engaging and frequently poignant first-person documentary departs from the norm in a couple of interesting ways. The wiry, bespectacled Orian is anything but handsome, and his nerdy appearance combined with a figuring-it-out-on-the-fly approach to life encourages the viewer to underestimate him. We pick up the faintest whiff of Woody Allen in Orian’s performance, not least when he proves himself to be tougher and stronger than we expected. Read More >>


Director Gabriel Noble, 34, spent four years following aspiring child star Priscilla Star Diaz and her father, Jesse, for the film “P-Star Rising.’’ Read More >>


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