Jan 23, 2009

Upcoming P.O.V. doc gets Oscar nomination

The Betrayal, a documentary that will air during P.O.V.'s 2009 season, was nominated for an Academy Award. Produced and directed by Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath, the film--23 years in the making--follows the experiences of Phrasavath, a Laotian immigrant, and his family after they come to America. The doc also recently received two nominations for the Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking.

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