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Shows featuring Tia Lessin

  • Did Public Television Commit Self-Censorship to Appease Billionaire Funder David Koch? David_koch
    Filmmakers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal say plans for their new documentary to air on public television have been quashed after billionaire Republican David Koch complained about the PBS broadcast of another film critical of him, "Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream," by acclaimed filmmaker Alex Gibney....
    May 30, 2013 | Story
  • "Trouble the Water"–New Film Provides Firsthand Account of Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath Troublethewaterweb
    As the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, we speak with the makers of a new film that takes an inside look at the disaster and the many forms of devastation that followed. Trouble the Water follows a couple from New Orleans’ Ninth Ward and their return home two weeks after the hurricane. It begins with footage shot by the couple, who documented the approach of the...
    August 22, 2008 | Story