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 11 No Bigger Than a Minute
First Aired: October 3, 2006
“No Bigger than a Minute” explores the world of dwarfism. Filmmaker Steven Delano, who is a dwarf, details the difficulties he faced while growing up, including a sense of isolation; and examines the place little people have in pop culture. Included: comments from short celebs Peter Dinklage (“The Station Agent”) and Meredith Eaton (“Family Law”); and rap star Bushwick Bill. Also: German director Werner Herzog and singer-songwriter Randy Newman are interviewed.