TV Docs

"Arthur Pratt. Everybody was telling me, if I was looking for a filmmaker in Sierra Leone, go meet with Arthur Pratt," says Banker White from his
Joshua Glick's meticulously researched book, Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977, melds, as its title states, a
Rebecca Miller was 21 years old when she realized that she wanted to be a filmmaker. Noticing that her father—distinguished Pulitzer Prize-winning
When she was a teenager in the late '70s growing up in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania suburbs, filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain was taken by her
Vietnam looms large in the American psyche. It was a war with no news blackouts or selectively embedded journalists, and it was discussed at the
Things are rarely black and white in the realm of nonfiction, but when it comes to social justice in these United States, events can seem to align
For the past several years, America has witnessed almost daily incidents of unarmed black men and women being killed by the police—and these incidents
Twenty years seems to be the appropriate time frame for historical events to transform into history, and for historians, pundits, journalists and we
We might not consider it much, but the documentary form has always been ripe for parody. Look as far back as Rob Reiner's seminal This Is Spinal Tap
Independent Lens and POV to stay on Mondays at 10pmOn the tail of a several-month, multi-city listening tour during which leaders from PBS, ITVS, POV