Archival Storytelling

'Our Nixon' premieres in theaters August 30 through Cinedigm.
In Ben Klein and Violet Columbus’ 2022 Sundance-premiering documentary, The Exiles, the filmmakers follow filmmaker Christine Choy as she reconnects
“We are not makers of history. We are made by history” —Martin Luther King Jr. MLK/FBI, currently streaming via IFC Films, is director Sam Pollard’s
Alex Winter has worn many hats in his 55 years. As a youth, he acted on Broadway. After college, he headed out to Los Angeles, where he continued to
By Sheila Curran Bernard and Kenn RabinEditor’s Note: This article is adapted from the second edition of Bernard and Rabin’s Archival Storytelling: A
Imagine this: You’ve got a great subject who’s now in her 80s. You want to tell her life story—how she left her stifling marriage at age 40 and
Asif Kapadia’s new documentary about the Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona, a player almost as famous for his dubious conduct off the pitch as for
In his third Academy Award-nominated film, Marshall Curry delivers a striking variation on his previous nominees, Street Fight and If a Tree Falls. A
Marina Zenovich is a documentary filmmaker known for her sensitive handling of the life stories of high-profile—some might say, controversial