Out in the Night to Kickoff POV on PBS

Monday, Jun 8, 2015

Blair Dorosh-Walther '04 (BFA, Film and Television) was part of the first group of students to study abroad in South Africa with Tisch. Blair spent spring 2003 in the documentary production program with about 10 students.

This month, Blair's film Out in the Night will kick off the 28th season of the documentary series POV on PBS on June 22. POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Learn more about POV.

Out in the Night made its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2014. The documentary is about a group of friends, four African American lesbians who are out one August 2006 night in New York City when a man sexually and violently confronts them. The women fought back and were later charged with gang assault and attempted murder. The documentary has screened in over 90 film festivals and universities and has won close to a dozen festival and audience awards. Learn more about the film

Watch the trailer:


Blair Dorosh-Walther was the director and producer for the film. Learn about Blair's other projects on IMDb.

Be sure to tune in on June 22!