POV 1988 | 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 24, Episode 4 Enemies of the People
First Aired: July 12, 2011
"Enemies of the People" investigates the Khmer Rouge slaughter of two million Cambodians from 1975 to 1979. Journalist Thet Sambath, whose family members were among the dead, talks with low-level perpetrators and Khmer Rouge "Brother No. 2" Nuon Chea, who was second only to Pol Pot in the party structure. The documentary has been honored at more than 20 film festivals, including with the World Jury Special Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.