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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
Bryan Gibel

The IDA continues to celebrate Women's History Month! This week's film tells the story of America's oldest park ranger who played a part in ending segregation in California during the Civil Rights Era.