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Cable Hook-Up July 2003

Cable companies has been part of the American home entertainment landscape since the mid-'70s. In this issue, we profile three of them: Discovery Times, TRIO Channel and MTV.

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Features

  • A Family Affair: Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki Discusses How He Captured 'The Friedmans'

    Documentary filmmaker Andrew Jarecki knew he had...
  • From 'Tupac' to 'True Life': The Story's the Thing at MTV's Documentary Division

    Lauren Lazin began her tenure at MTV in 1992,...
  • The 'Old Grey Lady' Is Ready For Her Close-Up: A Conversation with the Executives Behind Discovery Times Channel

    This spring, The New York Times Company and...
  • Conspiracy Theories, Mating Rituals and Untraditional Traditions: TRIO Channel Looks for Offbeat Docs

    It wasn't too long ago when documentary films...
  • When the Media Meet: Working on Both Stage and Screen

    Theater begins alone, a seed in the mind of a...
  • The Tarheel Challenge: The State of Documentary Making in Nonunion North Carolina

    North Carolina is a "right to work" state, which...
  • War Becomes the Inadvertent Theme at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

    I attended the sixth annual Full Frame...
  • Power Trips and Veiled Appearances: A Critical Look at the Provocative Docs in the San Francisco International Film Festival

    Birds in flight and birds in fights. Public power...
  • Awakening New Ways of Perception: The Visions Du Réel Film Festival

    The Visions du Réel Festival ( www.visionsdureel...
  • Business as Usual During Wartime: MIPDOC and MIP-TV Soldier On Despite World Events

    International travel just as war is breaking out...