From the Archives: Interview with Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo (2002)

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15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

POV

At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. POV follows his struggle for redemption and chronicles his effort to reduce the sentence. 

60 min.

Fallen City

Fallen City

POV

Survivors of a 2008 earthquake in China.

60 min.

Getting Back to Abnormal

Getting Back to Abnormal

POV

The changed realities of post-Katrina New Orleans.

90 min.

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

POV

A profile of 98-year-old Grace Lee Boggs.

90 min.

When I Walk

When I Walk

POV

"When I Walk," about filmmaker Jason DaSilva.

90 min.

The Light in Her Eyes

The Light in Her Eyes

POV

"The Light in Her Eyes," about a Syrian woman.

60 min.

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Wednesday
7/30/14 7:30 PM
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7/31/14 12:00 AM
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7/31/14 8:00 AM
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7/31/14 2:00 PM
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In her documentary "Senorita Extraviada," Lourdes Portillo investigates the murders of 271 girls in the border town of Juarez. In this interview, Portillo describes the fear and silence she experienced during filming, and the need to expose these crimes and raise awareness. (This is a rough cut from the POV archives.)

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