Allison McAlpine is in search of our night skies in ‘Cielo’

Allison McAlpine is in search of our night skies in ‘Cielo’

That rare chance to appreciate the beauty of the night sky lead documentarian Allison McAlpine to make her new film Cielo. Filmed in multiple locations where the night sky of Chile can be appreciated, including scientific institutions and personal residences, McAlpine has created an impressionist documentary which combines a once in a lifetime experience to…

'Far From the Tree' director Rachel Dretzin takes closer look at family and otherness

'Far From the Tree' director Rachel Dretzin takes closer look at family and otherness

For more than two decades, Rachel Dretzin has been focusing her camera of American culture with her documentary films at Frontline. From her debut film Hillary’s Class, she’s won a Peabody (The Lost Children of Rockdale County) the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Prize (Failure to Protect) and Emmy (Growing Up Online). But now Rachel is…