NPR Boardrooms And Beyond: Remembering Civil Rights Power Broker Whitney Young
Whitney Young spent most of his in the civil rights movement, but he focused on changing business as much as changing law. As head of the National Urban League, he had the ear of some of the nation's most powerful leaders. Host Michel Martin speaks with Young's niece, filmmaker Bonnie Boswell, who chronicles her uncle's story in the documentary, The Power Broker.
Mail-Order Bride Documentary 'Seeking Asian Female' Looks At White Man's Obsession With Asian Women (VIDEO)
In the documentary Seeking Asian Female, filmmaker Debbie Lum follows a 60-year-old white parking attendant named Steven as he eventually persuades Sandy -- a 30-year-old office worker from China -- to come to the U.S. to be his wife.
— Huffington Post
Seeking Asian Female Film Exposes Men With 'Yellow Fever'
In her first feature-length film, Seeking Asian Female, which airs tonight at 10 p.m. ET on PBS's Independent Lens , Lum gets drawn into the complicated relationship of a 60-year-old white man and his 30-year-old mail-order bride.
Foreign Bride as a Fetish and a Person
In the documentary Seeking Asian Female, showing on Monday night in the PBS Independent Lens series, Steven manages to persuade Sandy, a 30-year-old office worker from Shenzen, China, to come to the United States to marry him.
— New York Times
PBS documentary forces unflinching look at migrant deaths in the Arizona desert
Last night, PBS aired The Undocumented, a powerful documentary film that follows Marcos Hernandez as he searches for his father,Francisco, who vanished while walking through the Sonora.
— Seattle Times
Humanity Still Blooms in a Desert Bordering Mexico
And so The Undocumented, Monday’s installment of the PBS series Independent LensT, is heartening in a sense, even though it deals with a grim subject: the high number of deaths among migrants who try to cross the Arizona desert.
— New York Times
The Undocumented, a film about those who didn’t make it
Award-winning director and New York University arts professor, Marco Williams, most commonly known for his work focusing on racial tensions and fiction, says he was steered in another direction for his most recent film.
— NBC Latino
Tribeca ’13: Kill Team, Oxyana among award winners
Dan Krauss’s war doc The Kill Team won the Best Documentary Feature prize at the 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York, along with a US$25,000 prize.
The evolution of Wonder Woman
CBS News Interview--A new documentary, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, explores the history of Wonder Woman and other female superheros. Producer Kelcey Edwards joined Up to the Minute to explain why Wonder Woman is still so influential.
— CBS News Up to the Minute
On TV tonight: PBS' Wonder Women
Tonight PBS' Independent Lens debuts the documentary Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. Kathleen Hanna, Lynda Carter, writerGail Simone and Gloria Steinem are just a few of the folks who comment on WW's influence and the evolution of the superheroine.
— USA Today
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