Steve Rhodes is a journalist and photographer in San Francisco.
When Paul Haggis spoke about screenwriting last May in San Francisco before a sceening of Crash, I doubt he imagined it would win an Oscar for best picture.
The Meth Epidemic airs as part of Frontline on Tuesday on most PBS stations. It will also be available online.
Documentary filmmaker David Sutherland spent three years following Chris and Cody. This allows us to really get to know them and their families.
The Pacifica Radio Archive's fund drive today (Tuesday, December 6th, also online) includes special War and Peace programming as well as live performances this evening by Michelle Shocked and Rickie Lee Jones along with performances from the archives by Miriam Makeba, Bob Dylan, Odetta, Pete Seeger, and others.
The competition films have been announced. Here's some more information on some of the documentaries, including three on Iraq.
Tuesday, two of the most respected programs on PBS, Nova and Frontline, examine Katrina. Both programs will also be available online.
The tribute includes Paul Kantner, Eric Burdon, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, Country Joe McDonald, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott - webcast from 9 am to 6 pm Sunday (repeats at 9 pm).