Upcoming P.O.V. doc gets Oscar nomination

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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.