Central character Josh, a young documentarian, and his friends, primarily filmed with cameras concealed in bags. Click the photo to watch the trailer for Burma VJ.
March 3, 2010 An anonymous group risked imprisonment and possible torture to smuggle footage out of Myanmar for the world to see. Director Anders Ostergaard pieced the footage together to create his Oscar-nominated documentary, Burma VJ.
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Kevin, 13, and Fito, 14, are both from Honduras. They hope to find work in the U.S. Click the image to watch the trailer for Which Way Home.
February 25, 2010 Rebecca Cammisa has been nominated for an Academy Award for her film, Which Way Home The documentary follows Central American migrants on a dangerous journey, on the top of a freight train, through Mexico to the U.S. border.
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February 24, 2010 Every year, thousands of dolphins are secretly killed in the Japanese fishing town of Taiji. National Geographic photographer-turned-filmmaker Louie Psihoyos and a covert team documented the slaughter for the film, The Cove.
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Polyface Farms' Joel Salatin is an organic farmer and an agribusiness critic featured in Food, Inc.
February 23, 2010 How much do we really know about the food we buy at the grocery store? Filmmaker Robert Kenner talks about his documentary, Food, Inc., which is up for an Oscar. The film raises questions about the safety of our food.
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February 18, 2010 The Pentagon Papers provoked public debate about the Vietnam War. Daniel Ellsberg, the man who stole them from the U.S. government, is the subject of the documentary, The Most Dangerous Man in America. Ellsberg talks about what it's like to blow the whistle on the government.
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