Monday, March 16 2009
In exposing animal cruelty, Death on a Factory Farm inspires your outrage, a first step toward changing weak laws.
Tuesday, February 10 2009
As Tulia, Texas follows the many turns of the Drug Task Force case, from the initial convictions to investigations of undercover agent Tom Coleman, it becomes a cautionary tale.
Monday, February 9 2009
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln tracks the converging paths of the president and his killer, then tracks and draws connections between their last journeys, in the forms of Lincoln's funeral train route and Booth's desperate efforts to escape.
Tuesday, February 3 2009
As Adjust Your Color recounts, Petey Greene used his groundbreaking radio and television talk shows to influence millions, winning two Emmy awards and varieties of adulation over the years.
My Father, My Brother, and Me leaves the ethical and religious debates over Parkinson's disease mostly untouched, focusing instead on immediate issues, specifically, how to "live with" the disease.
Tuesday, January 6 2009
Incisive, heartrending, and beautifully crafted, The Old Man and the Storm reflects on how the "crippled city [has struggled] to right itself," despite insurmountable odds.
Monday, January 5 2009
Michael Wood's style is typically breathless and impressed, following a general timeline and inviting you to feel his enthusiasm.
Thursday, November 6 2008
Knee Deep is actually less interested in the details of who shot Janette Osborne than in the multiple stories that emerged from the crime.
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Dinner with the President: A Nation’s Journey finds a particular, recurring focus in the question of women's rights.
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Opening the Fall 2008 season of Independent Lens, Chicago 10 revises old ideas -- about what constitutes history and documentary.