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 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.
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.
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.
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.