'Twas the weekend before the first of the Thanksgiving-Christmas movies and all through the nation's movie houses there was quite a stir. Box office recovered well from the previous weekend's…
The International Documentary Congress, which begins today and runs through Saturday, represents a major Hollywood step toward acknowledging the significance of the nonfiction form.
The bottom line is, when was the last time you paid $ 7.50 to see a documentary on a Saturday night," says director Keva Rosenfeld.
For many years after the networks virtually orphaned the documentary, public television more or less became a foster home for non-fiction programming.