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Documentary Magazine

Spring 2018

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The issue focuses on documentary education on the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as some of the venturesome models outside of the traditional academic space. We also hear from educators about the docs they assign and the ways they engage their students.

IDA-Supported Doc of the Week

Directed by
David Brocca

The IDA closes out Earth Month with a film that sheds new light into the history of coal, the men who mined it, a community that depended on it, and the devastating disaster that crushed the sole economy of this small town.