POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 19, Episode 1 No More Tears Sister
First Aired: June 27, 2006
“No More Tears Sister,” a moving examination of the life of Dr. Rajani Thiranagama, a Sri Lankan human-rights activist who was allegedly assassinated in 1989 by a guerrilla group---the Tamil Tigers---she once championed. Included: insights from Rajani, via letters; her older sister, Nirmala Rajasingam, who was also an activist; and her husband, Dayapala Thiranagama, a former student revolutionary.