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Documentary Magazine

Winter 2018

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Our latest issue focuses on the art and business of archives and archival and stock footage—the raw material for so much great nonfiction storytelling—and considers how the best documentaries have prompted us to reconsider how we think about and engage history, culture and iconography.

IDA-Supported Doc of the Week

Directed by
Royal Kennedy Rodgers

We continue to celebrate Black History Month by featuring a film about architect Paul Williams who was known as "Architect to the Stars" and who designed LAX.