Behind the Lens with Lourdes Portillo

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The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

POV

See Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their brutal deeds — as themselves and their victims.

120 min.

Koch

Koch

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View a portrait of blunt, funny, combative and egocentric three-term New York City mayor, Ed Koch.

90 min.

The Genius of Marian

The Genius of Marian

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Follow an emotionally complex story of one family’s struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer’s.

90 min.

After Tiller

After Tiller

POV

A look at former colleagues of Dr. George Tiller, the late-term abortion provider murdered in 2009 Wichita, who also perform third-term abortions.

90 min.

A World Not Ours

A World Not Ours

POV

Life at a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon.

90 min.

Big Men

Big Men

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Get an unprecedented inside look at the global deal-making and dark underside of energy development.

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Friday
10/24/14 8:00 PM
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Saturday
10/25/14 1:00 AM
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Saturday
10/25/14 9:00 AM
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Saturday
10/25/14 3:00 PM
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In this episode, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lourdes Portillo sits down with POV to discuss the common themes in her work and the way she chooses to tell her stories. In this new online-only series, we'll be featuring current and past interviews with some of the most influential documentary filmmakers working today.

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