Sunday, April 17, 2016

"Obit" has world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

The documentary film Obit, directed by Vanessa Gould, edited by Kristin Bye, and produced by Caitlin Mae Burke and Vanessa Gould, has its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this month! Archival Storytelling co-author Kenn Rabin was consulting producer and archivist for the film, which is an inside look at life on the New York Times obituary desk. For more info, see this article from The Hollywood Reporter.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

WORLD Channel to rebroadcast the 14-hour series EYES ON THE PRIZE starting January 17, 2016

The WORLD Channel will rebroadcast Eyes on the Prize on Sunday evenings (and at other times) beginning January 17, 2016 -- check local PBS listings or WORLD for details. Episodes 1-6 cover events 1954-1965; Episodes 7-14 cover 1965-1984.

Educators planning to use this series might want to explore these resources:

Both authors -- Kenn Rabin and Sheila Curran Bernard -- were involved in the series' production. A couple of articles about it (and issues of archival filmmaking) can be found on Bernard's website.