Peter Getzels

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Peter Getzels is an Emmy Award-winning director, producer and cinematographer. He is co-creator and producer/director of the long-running PBS series on science and philosophy, Closer To Truth, now in its 20th season. Getzels has directed and produced over 150 hours of television as well as numerous award-winning films produced in over 40 countries. ... See full bio »


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 2020 China's War on Poverty (Documentary)
  Closer to Truth (TV Series documentary) (267 episodes, 2000 - 2020) (series director - 4 episodes, 2008)
 2019 Zuzana: Music Is Life (Documentary)
 2017 The Penguin Counters (Documentary)
 2012 Harvest of Empire (Documentary) (co-director)
 2006 Baseball's Secret Formula (TV Movie documentary)
 2002-2004 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Into the Lost World (2004) ... (directed by)
 2002 The Search for Kennedy's PT 109 (Documentary)
 2001 First Out of Africa (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Ghosts of the Killing Fields (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Supernatural Science (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Atlantis Found? (1999)
 1996 Everyman (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Moses of Oxford (1996)
 1992 Summerhill at 70 (TV Movie documentary) (directed by)
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