Photo of a scene from "The Cave"

At the Oscars, ‘The Cave’ Aims to Provide Hope to Syria

NEW YORK — Home is a complicated notion for Feras Fayyad, the director of the Oscar-nominated Syrian documentary “The Cave.” His family home in Syria is believed to have been taken just weeks ago as President’s Bashar al-Assad’s Russian-backed forces seized th...

ValleyPBS Looking for Talented Kids with Country Style

Ken Burns, king of PBS documentaries, is putting on a live show and taking it on the road. He needs help from young people who have talent with a country twang. Public television station KVPT — ValleyPBS — has extended the deadline for a talent search that ...
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Beyoncé Drops Surprise New Album

LOS ANGELES — Beyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary "Homecoming." The album features 40 tracks including "Single Ladies" and "Crazy in Love." There's also a special version of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" by her ...
Picture of Rep. Ilhan Omar walking through the halls of the Capitol.

Maker of ‘Time for Ilhan’ Will Be at Fresno State on Friday

By virtue of her background and a flair for visual story-telling, Norah Shapiro has emerged as an award-winning (and crowd inspiring) maker of independent documentaries. Valley residents will have the opportunity to hear in Shapiro's own words how “Time For...