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Do you love documentaries? Join me for a series of conversations with documentarians who discuss this exploding genre of film. You’ll learn how talented creators find great stories and how they bring them to life on screens around the world.

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Talking Documentary – Joe Brandmeier hits the road to interview married couples in “I Do.”

Joe Brandmeier was an average married guy who accepted the ups and downs of being coupled. But then a particularly tough patch in his marriage prompted him to think more...
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Talking Documentary – Pamela Littky captures the arc of high school standouts in “Most Likely to Succeed.”

Hollywood photographer Pamela Littky was overtaken by a nagging curiosity ... what happens, she wondered, to the thousands of kids named Most Likely to Succeed in high schools all across...
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Talking Documentary – Jesse Alk explores Kolkata’s mysterious native dogs in “Pariah Dog”

Jesse Alk's father, Howard, was a documentarian who died when Jesse was a toddler. Decades later, Jesse wound up retracing his father's footsteps to Kolkata, India, where Howard had documented...
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Talking Documentary – Dani Connor Wild discovers she’s a filmmaker while locked down in northern Sweden

Dani Connor Wild was volunteering for a wildlife photographer in northern Sweden when the Covid pandemic descended and locked her in place. For the next six months she lived alone...
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Talking Documentary – Michael Lucid goes back to school to tell the story of “Dirty Girls”

In 1996, Michael Lucid was a senior at the Crossroads school in Santa Monica, California. He noticed a social phenomenon that had the school buzzing and wanted to know...
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Talking Documentary – Pat Taggart unearths the story of a lifetime in “Billboard Boys”

In 1982, three young men from Allentown, Pa., climbed aboard a billboard in a competition to win an $18,000 mobile home. Times were tough, owning a home was an...
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Talking Documentary – Tommy Avallone stalks a legend in “The Bill Murray Stories”

The internet is awash in what are known as "Bill Murray stories." Murray crashing a bachelor party. Bill Murray joining a random kickball game. Bill Murray washing a stranger's...
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Talking Documentary – Jeremy Workman tracks the hero of “The World Before Your Feet”

When Jeremy Workman learned his friend, Matt Green, planned to walk every street in New York City, Workman did what any sensible filmmaker would do: he grabbed his camera...
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Talking Documentary – How Daniel Weinshenker became “The Story Whisperer”

Daniel Weinshenker is a poet and creative writer whose literary journey has led him to a new and unexpected artform—helping ordinary people document their lives through digital storytelling. The...
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Talking Documentary – Paige Tolmach reckons with the past in “What Haunts Us”

Eddie Fischer was a charismatic teacher who ruled the halls of an elite prep school in Charleston, South Carolina. He also harbored a terrifying secret that left shame and...
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