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40 Years of Docs

When filmmakers discuss "shooting," they usually mean "using a camera." But when working in combat zones, shooting may suggest something entirely
There has never been a more dangerous time for documentary filmmakers. Many work independently without organizational backing and are literally on the
On the historic midnight of August 14 and 15, 1947, India became independent from British rule. First Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's speech
Nearly a hundred years ago, William Allen White, the iconic writer and spokesperson for small-town America, wrote, "If each man or woman could
As an 11-year old in 1958, I watched the Disney film White Wilderness. We see a cute little bear cub lose its footing on a steep, snow-covered
Speaking at the Commonwealth Club of California earlier this year, Albert Maysles made a comment that many in the audience may not have heard. He said
Ambulante celebrates its fifth anniversary!
A growing sub-genre of documentary film, the animated documentary poses a network of challenging, existential questions for the form. And while
Huge storms pound the middle third of the United States. The Mississippi overflows its banks, flooding towns, killing and displacing people
Can we establish standards for an ethical documentary practice? This is not a purely rhetorical question, as the debate around whether Mighty Times