A sociologist’s view from the couchDecember 1st, 2005 | Christopher Bonastia
I am a sociologist who conducts historical research on race and social policy, so my work has something in common with a documentary filmmakers attempt to uncover some version of the truth (however defined).
Plus, the Documentary Doctor tells you how to say no to a project gracefullyDecember 1st, 2005 | Fernanda Rossi
Dear Doc Doctor:
Ive been asked for a business plan for my documentary. I thought those types of things were only for fiction films. Do I really need to write one?
Jem Cohen’s Chain stars undirected footage of the real worldDecember 1st, 2005 | Lisa Selin Davis
A couple of years ago, I decided to take a break from New York, and headed out to Tempe, Arizona for graduate school. I imagined I was moving to a quaint little college town perched along the edge of the Sonoran Desert, dotted with vernacular straw bail houses, maybe, or adobe ranches.
A look at the company that has become the master of docs on DVDDecember 1st, 2005 | Katherine Dykstra
At the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, Steve Savage and Susan Margolin, the two minds behind New Video, a New York-based entertainment marketing and sales company, watched as tickets for documentaries were snatched up left and right. They witnessed audiences line up to get into sold-out theaters. They saw documentary after documentary screen with standing room only.
8 Possible Beginnings or the Creation of African-AmericaDecember 1st, 2005 | Malik Gaines
At the opening reception for Kara Walkers multimedia project Song of the South at downtown LAs REDCAT Gallery, the artist adopted the eerily detached voice of a little girl playing with her dolls. Help us!