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In a family of artists, Francesca Woodman burned the brightest and burnt out the fastest.
The Woodmans shared a remarkably asthetic attitude towards life and art making.
The family spent summers in Florence, Italy, where young Francesca wandered museums.
Francesca Woodman's classmates at RISD describe their first impressions of her.
During a rough cut meeting, the filmmakers discuss whether or not to cut a scene.
What do The Sound of Music, Blazing Saddles, and E.T. have in common?
Ted Turner's colorization of classic films became film preservation's tipping point.
Like the best movies, The Wizard of Oz takes reality and turns it into a mythology.
Gregory Peck's portrayal of Atticus Finch embodied both American ideals and fatherhood.
These poets are tired of being sick-and-tired of being broke.
Karina's poem describes her desire to escape abuse at home.
Being forced to grow up too quickly, Anthony feels like he's blindfolded to the path ahead.
Anthony tries out a new spoken-word piece in front of an audience.
Taking it to the next level, Anthony recites a powerful poem to a large audience.
Pearl wryly warns the her audience that this is not a political poem.
Meet Elmo's best friend, Kevin
Haiti's best known band keeps hope alive.
If you don't learn to write your own life story, someone else will write it for you.
Revisiting Haiti's painful colonial past.
Remembering the glory days of Cap-Haitien.
Despite difficulties, the band plays on.
Meet the Ponce family circus.
The everyday enchantment of circus children.
For a circus family, life is a balancing act.
Remembering the ringmaster who started it all.
Calexico on making the music behind "Circo"
For one filmmaker, the sideshow became the main event.
From the big top to the silver screen.
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Behind the scenes with Isaac Solotaroff
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