Feature Length Documentaries


The New Public

Can a small, start-up public high school in Bedford Stuyvesant, New York, solve the problems of urban education?  The New Public follows the journey of students, parents and educators striving to reconcile idealism with reality. 

 

Particle Fever

Particle Fever tells the dramatic “inside” story of one of the most significant scientific pursuits of our time – the search for the Higgs boson, the so-called “God Particle,” at the Large Hadron Collider outside of Geneva. A celebration of discovery, Particle Fever reveals the very human stories behind this epic quest.


The Zionist Idea

The Zionist Idea explores the evolving idea of a Jewish State from its origins in the nineteenth century through the reality that is present day Israel. A multi-perspective view of this history, the film includes voices that are Palestinian and Jewish, right wing and left wing.

Release date: January 29th, 2016, Lincoln Plaza Theater, New York City.

thezionistidea.com


Letters From Baghdad

This documentary, featuring the voice of Tilda Swinton, restores diplomat Gertrude Bell - British-born adventurer, archaeologist, and spy – to her rightful place in history.  As famous in her day as friend and colleague Lawrence of Arabia, she helped draw the borders of Iraq, install its first king, and establish the Iraq Museum.

In post-production

lettersfrombaghdadthemovie.com


Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

Funded by a development grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, this film will explore the critical role that Joseph Pulitzer played in the creation of a modern media.  From want ads and financial campaigns to both yellow and investigative journalism, his ideas made newspapers as essential as that morning cup of coffee.

In development


Heart of the Art (working title)


Told from the artists’ point of view, this film tracks the explosion of the art market from 1983 and the purchase of Sotheby’s by “mall king” Alfred Taubman through to the so-called "billion dollar week" of auction sales in the spring of 2015.

In development