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Independence Day Documentaries
A list of documentaries that foment independent thought about the issues that arise when Americans consider the meaning of independence. These films are ideal for watching as part of your Independence Day celebrations -- before or after the parades, fireworks and barbecues.
31 Economic Crisis Documentaries You Shouldn't...
A list of documentaries that provide invaluable insights about how America, Americans and the rest of the world have reached the point of economic crisis, and are reacting to the situation. These films may suggest ways you can improve your own financial stability by changing your spending patterns and habits.
The 10 Best Documentaries Everyone Should See
Documentaries are a rich source of information and inspiration, and those on my ever evolving list of recommendations belong in a special treasury. My top ten list of documentaries is a constant work in progress, one that reflects how nonfiction film deals with the pressing issues of today. Also taken into consideration is the availability of wonderful new nonfiction films as they are released. Check back often for updates.
Great Documentary Films for Kids
These documentaries are entertaining, educational and enlightening films will set excellent standards for the life-long movie watching habit that begins in childhood.
Love Animals? Here are Some Documentary Films...
A list of excellent documentary films about animals and human interaction with them.
Very Young Girls Escape Prostitution For A...
A documentary about teenage girl prostitutes in New York City and the Girls Education and Mentoring Services that help them to find a new direction in life.
The Best Documentaries by and about Women
A List of documentaries by and about women.
20 Best Documentary Films on the Environment
These documentary films show you how global warming, pollution and mismanagement of Earth's resources are setting the stage for environmental disasters that will, if unabated, ultimately make out planet unlivable. The films may alarm you--but that's a good thing, if it leads you to resolve to preserve and restore the environment for the well being of future generations.
Great Documentaries About Dance
Great dance documentaries not only record brilliant choreography and performances, they stand as works of art in their own right.
Like Being Inspired? See These 10 Incredible...
These inspiring documentaries show how personal commitment to a project or giving your all to a cause can make a difference.
Great Halloween Documentaries
Great Halloween Documentaries - A List of Top Documentaries for Halloween
About Teenagers - Documentary Films About...
As if raging hormones weren't enough! These documentaries present a very interesting, compelling picture of teens growing up in today's world.
The Importance of Documentary Trailers
Presenting a good documentary trailer is an integral part of the producing and marketing a nonfiction film. What makes a good documentary trailer? Read on...
A Curated List of Documentaries About Famous...
An A to Z List of Documentaries About Famous and Infamous People
Michael Moore Profile
Michael Moore, champion of liberal political and social causes, is arguably the best known and most influential documentary filmmaker in the world.
Documentaries On TV
If your local movie theaters aren't programming enough documentary films, let them know you want more. And, until they respond positively, turn on your TV. Networks and cable channels program doumentaries regularly. Some are made for TV, and others are broadcast before being released on DVD. Keep tabs on program schedules for PBS, HBO, IFC and other channels that present documentaries on a regular basis. You'll find a great variety of wonderful films not playing at a theater near you.
Documentary Films about Animals
Animals are among the most popular subjects for documentary films. See how documentary filmmakers deal with animals from the Arctic to Antarctica in their films.
Top 10 Documentaries for Music Lovers
These superb music documentaries on DVD will bring you closer to the music and musicians you love and ideal for watching over and over again.
The Historical Development of Style in...
Documentary style has constantly evolved and redefined itself. Here's an overview of how styles have changed from the first films to the present day.
Oscar Winning Documentaries
Oscar Winning Documentaries by year from 2006 to 1980
Les Blank Honored in NYC by Academy of Motion...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is paying tribute to legendary documentarian Les Blank with a series of special screenings in New York City from July 30 to August 1, 2013. Here's the schedule...
Documentaries About The U.S. Presidency and...
History, it seems, repeats itself. So, hadn't we best take a good look at these documentaries about our past American presidents to see where our present-day politicking pundits may be leading us in the future.
Documentaries 101
A primer of basics about documentary film.
Zero Dark Thirty: Controversy Over Truth and...
A commentary about the controversy about the representation of truth in 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Kathryn Bigelow's truth=based narrative feature.
Serious summertime entertainment in the form of...
A curated list of documentaries to watch for some serious entertainment during summer 2014.
Documentaries About Sex, Sexuality, Love...
Just in time for Spring's awakening, an annotated list of documentaries about sex -- with a range of titles to interest everyone from viewers looking for
Documentaries about Food And Nutrition
A list of documentaries about food production and distribution, and healthy nutrition.
Oscars Documentaries Shortlist 2014
The shortlist of feature length documentaries contending for the 2014 Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
The Best Documentaries for Black History Month
This list of documentaries that reveal important aspects of black history and culture in America are a great way to celebrate Black History Month.
Raising Red Flags About Documentaries Branding
A discussion about recent trends in the corporate underwriting of documentaries, and questions raised about the efficacy of branding sponsorships of nonfiction films.
Top Documentaries About Fine Art and Artists
An annotated list of documentaries about fine art and artists.
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His...
Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne set out to make a memorial about his best friend, Dr. Andrew Bagby, with the intention of giving the tribute to Dr. Bagby‘s son, Zachary, so the boy--unborn at the time of Dr. Bagby‘s brutal murder, would know about the father whom he would never be able to meet.
IFP Independent Film Week - Spotlight on...
IFP Independent Film Week's Spotlight on Documentaries is one of the world's most important showcases for new and emerging documentary filmmakers and their projects. The IFP Marketplace is held in New York City annually in September. The 2008 dates are September 14-22.
The Best Hybrid Documentaries
This is an annotated list of hybrid documentaries in which narrative filmmaking techniques -- reenactments, special effects, animation and other such elements -- are used effectively to deliver story elements essential to conveying the film's subject and theme.
Documentary Films About American History and...
These documentary films about American history and political leaders will help you to understand how the nation has arrived at where it is today.
Movie Review of The Tillman Story
Pat Tillman turned in his multimillion dollar pro football contract, became an Army Ranger and set off to war in Afghanistan, where he was killed by friendly fire. Amir Bar Lev documents Tillman's life and shows his family's battle to get to the truth about his untimely death.
Documentary Film Festival Calendar
A list of 26 top documentary festivals in the USA, Canada and Europe, with links to festival Websites, 2014 schedules, and overviews.
Documentary Films About Genocide
A list of documentary films that chronicle the horrors of genocide and its aftermath around the world.
Documentaries For Watching With Your Family
These documentaries are great to watch with your family when you gather the clan for special occasions. Let this list of entertaining and inspirational documentaries be your guide to films that will delight loved ones of all ages.
IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival...
IDFA, the acronym for the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, is one of the the world's largest and arguably most prestigious film festivals featuring documentaries exclusively. It takes place in November of each year, in Amsterdam.
The Grounded - Movie Review - 2014
Filmmaker Steve Kroschel uses his own experiences, anecdotes from others and experts' comments to show the healing powers of 'grounding' or 'earthing'
Must-See Documentaries About Breast Cancer
A list of documentaries recommended for watching during Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
In The Footsteps of Marco Polo - Movie Review
In The Footsteps of Marco Polo documents the great travel adventure of Frances O'Donnell and Denis Belliveau, who left their homes in Queens, NY to trace the 25,000 mile route followed by Marco Polo, the great 13th Century Venetian explorer.
Golden Trailer Awards - 2013
The Golden Trailer Awards recognize the year's outstanding movie previews. Here's an overview and list of nominees for the 2013 Golden Trailer Awards.
Observational Mode
Emphasizing the documentary filmmaker's engagement in observing the subject's daily life and circumstances and documentinf them with an unobtrusive camera.
POV's Documentary Appreciation and Filmmaking...
Two lesson plans from PBS' POV will help audiences evaluate the documentary films they're watching, and will encourage some to make documentaries themselves. Although targeted primarily for students in junior high and high school, these lesson plans provide good information and excellent guidance for all who are interested in nonfiction film.
Oscars 2014 Final Five Documentaries, My...
My choice of five nominees for the 2014 Oscar for Best Feature-Length Documentary, picked from the Academy's fifteen-film shortlist.
50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs....
The true story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, who risked their lives to rescue 50 Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Vienna.
Celebrate Spring Things with Documentaries!
Spring break. Spring sports. Spring Gardening. Spring Fashion. Horse Racing. Anticipating the end of the school year. These springtime concerns are all the
'Why Poverty?' Documentary Series
'Why Poverty?' is a series of eight diverse one hour films, each of which investigates the causes of poverty around the world or suggests a path to diminish it.
More Than Honey - Movie Review - 2013
More Than Honey is a thorough investigation of the rampant honeybee colony collapse disorder that signals the possible extinction of the critters that pollinate all the crops that feed us all.
Alex Gibney Discusses Taxi To The Dark Side
Filmmaker Alex Gibney's Taxi To The Dark Side is a shocking expose about the American military's torture of prisoners--many of whom have been shown to be innocent of any crime--in Afghanistan, Iraq and Cuba. In this interview, he discusses making this film, and his ideas about the aesthetics and responsibilities of making documentary films.
Voice of Authority
Someone whom we see and/or hear whose purpose it is to represent the point of view of the film.
Instructional Documentary Films
In essence, all nonfiction films are instructional. But some documentaries focus specifically on teaching you how to do the things you've always wanted to do. How can you find the doc that will help you reach your goals? Begin your search here.
Documentaries for Veterans Day 2014
A list of films to watch for Veterans Day 2013
To Kill or Not to Kill: Ten Documentaries About...
Top Ten List of Documentaries about Genocide cover the Holocaust, as well as mass killings in Rwanda, Darfur, Chile, Cambodia and elsewhere in the world. They also expose philosophies and organizations that could lead to genocide in the future -- even in the United States.
News and Documentary Emmy Awards Categories
A list of awards categories for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Documentaries About Sex and Romantic Relationsh...
Documentaries About Sex, Sexuality, Romantic Relationships and Human Reproduction
Alex Gibney on What Makes A Good Documentary Film
Filmmaker Alex Gibney's Taxi To The Dark Side is a shocking expose about the American military's torture of prisoners--many of whom have been shown to be innocent of any crime--in Afghanistan, Iraq and Cuba. In this interview, he discusses making this film, and his ideas about the aesthetics and responsibilities of making documentary films. Page 2.
Ken Burns
Ken Burns is best known for creating epic multi-episode documentary series in which he fully explores American history and culture.
'Art of The Real' - New Series @ Lincoln Center...
The Art of the Real, a new documentary series at Lincoln Center, runs April 11 to 25.
Nicky's Family - Movie Review - 2013
A documentary that tells the story of Sir Nicholas Winton, an unassuming English businessman who rescued 662 children from Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia just prior to the outbreak of World War II.
Weekend Watching: On Library Shelves April...
Recommended documentaries to borrow from public libraries
Molotov Alva And His Search For The Creator: A...
Molotov Alva And His Search For The Creator - A Second Life Odyssey is the first-ever virtual reality documentary. It follows a fictitious character named Molotov Alva who, armed with a virtual camera, has left his real life to enter virtual reality in search of the creator.
WE LOVE IMPUNITY - Nick Fraser on 'The Act of...
Noted documentaries expert and BBC Storyville Commissioning Editor Nick Fraser comments on 'The Act of Killing,' directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.
'Who Killed The Electric Car?' - Movie Review
In 'Who Killed the Electric Car?,' documentary filmmaker Chris Paine chronicles the recent conspiracy to prevent proliferation of a series of automobiles that ran quietly and efficiently on electricity.
The Lion of Judah - Movie Review
Filmmaker Matt Mindell follows holocaust survivor Leo Zisman as he guides a group of young Jews through the Nazi death camps in Poland, telling them of his personal experiences of Nazi cruelty and inhumanity.
How to Pitch Your Documentary for Funding and...
The documentary establishment provides ways to pitch projects, get funding and distribution, But is it so different from the Hollywood studio system?
Buck, As In Buck Brannaman
Filmmaker Cindy Meehl follows Buck Brannaman, known as the original horse whisperer, as he travels around the USA presenting workshops in which he not only trains horses, but spreading words of wisdom about every aspect of life.
Performative Mode
The emphasis of the filmmaker’s subjective attitude or personal engagement with a subject to evoke audience reaction.
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work - Movie Review -...
A documentary on the life and career of Joan Rivers, made as the comedienne turns 75 years old.
1990s
Oscar winning documentary films of the 1990s. Page 2.
Filmmaker Interview: Anne Aghion On Filmmaking...
In this exclusive one-on-one interview, filmmaker Anne Aghion discusses the making of My Neighbor, My Killer, her highly acclaimed and impactful documentary about the Rwanda genocide, and why she considers nonfiction filmmaking to be an important and socially formative art form.
Rafea: Solar Mama - Movie Review - 2013
A wonderfully inspiring documentary about a Bedouin woman who leaves her village in Jordan to go to India to learn how to make solar panels so she can lift herself and her four daughters out of poverty and dependency on an uncaring, lazy husband.
The End Of America - Movie Review
The End Of America presents the ten step blueprint that Hitler and other dictators used to subvert democratic process and put an end to personal freedoms. It compares, step by step, events leading up to establishment of the Third Reich with what has happened in the United States for the past eight years. Very convincing. Very scary. Should be required viewing for anyone old enough to vote or join the army.
Documentaries About The Movies
A List of Ten Documentaries About The Movies, Movie Makers and the Movie Business.
The Stoning of Soraya M. - Movie Review
The Stoning of Soraya is the true story of the stoning to death of a women in rural Iran because her husband falsely accused her of adultry. The shocking story, smuggled out of Iran by an Iranian journalist who was living in France, became a best selling book that brought world wide attention to the stoning of women
ESPN's 'Nine For IX' Documentary Series
ESPN launches a Female-centric documentary series entitled 'Nine For IX' in honor of Title IX's 40th anniversary.
Filmmaker Heddy Honigmann Honored by IDFA
IDFA 2014 honors filmmaker Heddy Honigmann: opens with her latest documentary, screens her Top 10, presents her retrospective. Read details.
Oscars Shortlist for Documentary Features - 2013
Oscars Shortlist for Documentary Features - 2013
Particle Fever - Movie Review - 2014
Particle Fever takes you inside the Large Hadron Collider to see what happens when subatomic particles collide at the speed of light. BANG on!
24 City - Movie Review of 24 City - Er shi si...
Beijing-based director Jia Zhangke uses documentary and narrative storytelling to create 24 City, chronicling how the closure of an outdated factory in Sichuan Province effects the lives of 30,000 workers for whom the factory was not just a job, but a way of life.
1980s
Oscar winning documentary films of the 1980s. Page 3.
The Castle Project - Movie Review - 2013
A documentary about Denver, Colorado's Croke-Patterson Mansion, said to be one of the world's most haunted places. Genuinely spooky!
DOCBOAT Film Festival
DOCBOAT presents about 70 documentaries to online viewers in Poland and around the world, and has a juried and audience prizes.
The Act of Killing - Movie Review - 2013
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer gets top thugs in the Indonesian genocide to reenact their murderous deeds in a Hollywood-style film of their own creation.
Favorite Documentary Films
Favorite Documentaries
Expository Documentary
A nonfiction film that emphasizes verbal commentary and argumentative logic.
Academy Awards Documentary Rules
Academy Awards Qualifying Requirements for Documentary Films
Documentary Film Festivals in North America
A List of Important Documentary Film Festivals in the United States and Canada
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S....
Alex Gibney's documentary about the drug-influenced career of iconic countercultural journalist Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is a fascinating account of the 1960s and 70s.
Forging Vermeer to Prove a Point
Inventor Tim Jenison sets out to prove that Johannes Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch master, had more than skills. He had tools! Read on....
The Transmedia Approach to Documentary...
Transmedia is a new buzz word in the documentaries realm. Find out here what transmedia means and why it's the wave of the future.
The Cross - The Arthur Blessitt Story - Movie...
The Cross - The Arthur Blessitt Story is about the 40-year journey of Arthur, Blessitt, who walked around the world with a twelve-foot cross on his back.
Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle - Movie...
A documentary about the controversial Cape Wind Project on Nantucket Sound.
Salem Film Fest - An Overview
An overview of Salem Film Fest, a documentaries-only film festival hed annually in Salem, Massachusetts.
IDFA 2013 Wraps With Awards!
Winners of cash awards at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2013
Dance For Camera 1 and Dance for Camera 2...
Dance For Camera 1 and Dance for Camera 2 are two DVDs that present the wide range of possibilities for filmmakers documenting dance performances. In each, directors use their cameras to capture the fluidity of movement within the dancers' bodies, thereby drawing audiences into the dynamics and emotion of the choreography. These breathtaking films are pure pleasure for anyone who loves dance, and they are essential primers for anyone who wants to know more about it.
Documentary Angels - How To Invest in...
Find out how you can participate in the making of a documentary film by becoming an investor in the project of your choice. You can support a film that's in its initial development phase, one that's in progress or one that needs funds for completion or distribution. Here's a ten step plan.
Documentary Film Festivals Around the Globe
A List of important international documentary film festivals in Europe, Asia and New Zealand
Religulous Review
Irreverent comedian Bill Maher travels around the world from the Wailing Wall to the Vatican to backwater America challenging religious pundits and just plain folk about their various religious beliefs.
Academy Awards 2013 - The Nominees for Best...
Nominees for the 2013 Oscar for Best Documentary
'Women And Girls Lead' Documentaries Series...
'Women and Girls Lead' is a global multiyear initiative launched by ITVS to use documentary films to raise consciousness about and support women's activism regarding a wide range of social and political issues.
Alex Gibney on Finding The Right Way To Convey...
Filmmaker Alex Gibney's Taxi To The Dark Side is a shocking expose about the American military's torture of prisoners--many of whom have been shown to be innocent of any crime--in Afghanistan, Iraq and Cuba. In this interview, he discusses making this film, and his ideas about the aesthetics and responsibilities of making documentary films. Page 3.
Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers...
Filmmaker Havana Marking profiles the notorious gang of diamond thieves known as the Pink Panthers, and tracks their capers and the detectives trying to catch them.
Cutie and The Boxer - Movie Review - 2013
Zachary Heinzerling's charming documentry chronicles the lives and work of quirky New York artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara.
Cinema Eye Honors for Documentaries - 2014...
An annotated list of winners of the Cinema Eye Honors for 2014, presented January 8, 2014 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York.
2014 Cinema Eye Nominees
The list of nominees for the 2014 Cinema Eye Honors, recognizing outstanding nonfiction films and achievements in the crafts essential to documentary filmmaking.
Great Documentaries to Watch During June
A curated list of documentaries about gardening, travel adventures, outdoor sports and personal health that are great for summertime viewing.
Oscars Qualifying Rules for Documentary...
How does a documentary qualify for Oscars consideration? Here's a wrap about the Academy of Morion Picture Arts and Sciences' rules and regulations.
Miss You Can Do It - Movie Review - 2013
Behind the scenes at the Miss You Can Do It Beauty Pageant, here disabled girls compete for the title, but nobody goes home without a trophy.
Point and Shoot Hits A Documentary Bull's Eye
Filmmaker Marshall Curry chronicles the exploits of Matt VanDyke, the American who fought with Libyan Rebels to topple the Gaddafi regime, was captured and imprisoned -- and lived to tell the tale.
It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl -...
This well researched study of the life and times of Theodor Herzl, the founder of the modern state of Israel, serves as a fascinating examination of Jewish identity in a religious and secular context.
New York Times Offers New Ops For Documentary...
The New York Times is offering documentary filmmakers a new opporuntity to show their work in short form on line. Here are the details.
June 2014 Documentaries Watch - Nonfiction...
Reviews of June 2014 documentaries: Citizen Koch, Burt's Buzz, La Bare, Internet's Own Boy, Supemensch, Case Against 8
Distracting Documentaries
A list of entertaining nonfiction films that offer some distraction from the stresses of your real life.
Pressure Cooker - Movie Review
Pressure Cooker is a documentary about Philadelphia inner city high school students who find their way to a better life by dedicating themselves to Wilma Stephenson's culinary arts class.
'Under The Electric Sky' 3D Music Documentary:...
Under the Electric Sky, a 3D electronic dance music documentary, is like going to an Electric Dance Carnival. You can host your own theater screening.
Koch - Movie Review - 2013
A documentary covering the years when Ed Koch was New York City's Mayor.
Tribeca Film Institute Launches New Media Fund
Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) and the Ford Foundation's JustFilms have partnered to launch the TFI New Media Fund, a six-year multi-million dollar initiative to find, fund and develop documentary projects that integrate the traditional documentary film format with newer media platforms, including video games and mobile apps, as well as social networking and micro-blogging.
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple...
Jonestown The Life and Death of Peoples Temple is a real life horror story of mass suicide ordered by cult leader Jim Jones.
The Chilean Building (El Edificio de Los...
Filmmaker Macarena Aguilo revisits her own childhood as the daughter of members of Chile's leftist movement to overthrow the Pinochet dictatorship. She was raised in a communal safe haven for children of the revolutionaries, many of whom were killed or 'disappeared.'
Documentary Offshoot Genres
Not all films based on true stories are truthful. Some documentary filmmakers use narrative techniques--such as dramatic editing--to sway their audiences, while narrative directors may use documentary elements--archival footage, for example--to convince audience of the credibility of their story. Read here about crossover styles.
The Shed Internship - Internship for Documentar...
The Shed Internship presents young filmmakers with an outstanding opportunity to experience all aspects of the business of factual entertainment on television, including project planning, production and post-production.
Crowdfunding - A Definition of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding refers to funding documentaries or other independent film projects by appealing to the public for donations.
An Entertaining Documentary Adventure to Exotic...
Manakamana, the latest release from Harvard Sensory Ethnography Lab, takes you on an exciting, enlightening adventure to remote Nepal.
The 'straight 8' Competition for Documentary...
The annual 'straight 8' documentaries competition gives filmmakers the chance of a screening at Sheffield Doc/Fest and the Cannes Film Festival.
Hybridization, Documentary Hybrid
A Definition of Hybridization as Used to Describe Documentary Films
Interrotron
A device that functions simultanously as a camera and TelePrompTer-like projector, to capture an interview subject's close up responses to questions posed during interviews.
Nick Fraser - Documentaries at About.com...
Bio for Nick Fraser - Documentaries at About.com Contributing Writer
Six Must-See Documentaries at The 2013 Human...
An annotated list of six must-see films at the 2013 Human Rights Watch Film Festival -- in case you can't see them all.
The Other Shore - Movie Review - 2013
Filmmaker Timothy Wheeler follows champion marathon swimmer Diana Nyad as she tries to swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida -- struggling against the surf, sharks and jellyfish. And she's 62 years old!
International Documentary Association -...
An overview of the International Documentary Association, a non-profit professional organization that promotes and protects the interests of documentary filmmakers.
Documentary Distribution - The Film Festival...
Documentary filmmakers and distributors are faced with the constant challenge of developing new audiences for nonfiction films. Festivals are very effective in helping them to do so. Here's how...
Ten Documentaries That Suggest New Year's...
A list of issue oriented and socially consicous documentaries that suggest New Year's resolutions for people who want to make a difference.
Films About Iraq
The Iraq War has become a primary subject for documentary films in which filmmakers show its effects on the people who live and fight in that beleaguered country. Documentary films about Iraq deliver information and impressions often neglected by mainstream news media covering the war.
AMPAS Invites 42 Documentary Filmmakers to Join...
An annotated list of documentary filmmakers invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2013.
National Museum of the American Indian's Film...
Films selected for this year’s 30th anniversary Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian’s Native American Film and Video Festival reflect the richness and variety of Native American cinematic expressions, as filmmakers share their unique dreams and concerns, as well as those of their varied communities, through the art of the moving image. Page 2.
Documentaries About People with Unusual Jobs
A list of documentaries about people who have unusual professions, focusing on their work and lifestyle.
Perspective
In documentary filmmaking, perspective is the selection and arrangement of sounds and images to tacitly convey or imply the filmmaker’s point of view about a subject.
Documentaries for Viewing During Black History...
A one-a-day list of documentaries for Black History Month, week one. Covering a wide range of achievers, accomplishments and ongoing issues.
Documentary Audience Development and Recruitment
The big challenge for documentary filmmakers and distributors is audience development -- converting die hard blockbuster fans into devoted documentary watchers. It's a hard task. But there's hope.
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