We’ve been watching this Creative Live course over our lunches recently. I just heard the above quote come out of Alex Blumberg’s mouth, and I love it. Finding the right person to be the subject of your video is one of the most crucial elements in producing a strong video. Often the default is to […]
This beautiful documentary about San Bernardino, CA, was released by the L.A. Times weeks before the recent shootings. It’s an intimate portrayal of an economically depressed place through the voices, and images of the people who are struggling there, and those who are working to help turn it around. Watch it for context, watch it […]
We’ve been watching and re-watching Gideon’s Army, a 2013 award-winning documentary about public defenders in the south, for inspiration for a project we’re doing with the American Constitution Society. The story we’re working on is primarily about judicial elections, but it also touches on the criminal justice system more broadly. Gideon’s Army is not the most […]
It’s not everyday that my documentary viewing recommendations come from my brother-in-law. It’s also not everyday that Grantland features a series of Errol Morris sports documentaries. There are six short sports documentaries over at Grantland right now. Each is between 10-30 minutes. Perfect for half-time, or lunch-time, or watch-them-all-at-once-because-it’s-Errol-Morris time. Happy March Madness!
Last Thursday morning I had a flight at 7:03, which meant I had exactly three minutes to download the newest episode of Serial before setting my phone to airplane mode. I know the episodes are released on Thursdays at exactly 7:00 a.m. (EST) because Elena is equally, if not more, obsessed with the podcast. And […]