Articles tagged pov

Wizards, Glass, and Computer Chips: What ‘The Dark Tower’ Can Teach Us About Gaming’s Fourth Wall

A few idiosyncratic passages from the cult classic series by Stephen King may have a lot to say about ludic point-of-view.

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‘Enemies of the People’, Brilliant and Devastating, Premieres on PBS 12 July

Structured as a series of memories and gaps, repressions and excavations, Thet Sambath and Rob Lemkin’s Enemies of the People tells the story of

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21 Jul 2009 // 1:45 AM

POV: The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)

Nerakhoon looks forward to an unknown future as it also looks back on events obscured by history and media images.

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10 Dec 2008 // 2:06 AM

POV: Inheritance

This notion of "help" -- impossible, necessary -- colors Inheritance, a documentary about living with memories of a Nazi father.

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16 Oct 2008 // 2:31 AM

POV: Soldiers of Conscience

Soldiers' moral struggles tend to remain invisible, like the situations that drive them. Soldiers of Conscience shows the dilemmas and the costs of war.

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8 Oct 2008 // 2:00 AM

POV: Up the Yangtze

Respectful and riveting, Up the Yangtze reveals the complex effects of loss and fear, as well as a kind of relentless hopefulness.

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1 Oct 2008 // 12:00 AM

POV: In the Family

Joanna Rudnick's documentary about BRAC genetic testing charts the complicated process of making decisions in her documentary, in ways alternately informative, distressing, and galvanizing.

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30 Sep 2008 // 1:59 AM

POV: Critical Condition

Roger Weisberg's documentary provides a devastating critique of the U.S. health care system by following four subjects through their daily efforts to find relief, work, or counsel.

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16 Sep 2008 // 2:00 AM

POV: Calavera Highway

Calavera Highway considers the point where it becomes impossible to distinguish between reality and myth, experience and narrative.

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POV: The Judge and the General

The Judge and the General gives Guzmán the opportunity to reflect on his part in the process of Pinochet's regime and to define the perpetrators.

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12 Aug 2008 // 2:00 AM

POV: Belarusian Waltz

If Belarusian Waltz seems unsubtle, it also offers some surprises, most involving the women in Alexander Pushkin's life.

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POV: Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music

With his life and career in one of their several turnarounds, Cash is here an ideal documentary subject, self-aware, passionate, and glad to take the crew along on a tour of places and people that matter to him,

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29 Jul 2008 // 2:00 AM

POV: Campaign (Senkyo)

Kazuhiro Soda's excellent Campaign (Senkyo) is an "observational documentary," quiet and acute.

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21 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

POV: 9 Star Hotel

The possibility of panicky flight hangs over Ido Haar's affecting documentary, 9 Star Hotel.

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15 Jul 2008 // 1:10 AM

POV: The Last Conquistador

Methodically and cleverly, The Last Conquistador follows the controversy surrounding El Paso's commmisioned statue of Don Juan de Oñate.

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POV: The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández

Much like the corrido that opens it, The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández means to remember Esequiel and the circumstances of his murder.

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1 Jul 2008 // 1:00 AM

POV: Election Day

Many stories are told in Election Day, Katy Chevigny's bracing, insightful documentary on what happened four years ago.

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POV: Traces of the Trade: A Story From the Deep North

Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North wades into U.S. legacies of race and racism with a mixture of good will, nerve, and occasional naïveté.

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'Epitaph' Dispels Hollywood Myths About the Gunfight at O.K. Corral

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"Doria Russell finds heroes in the errant in Epitaph, a novel that captures the realities of the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and much more.

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