OPERATION HOMECOMING is a unique documentary that explores the firsthand accounts of American servicemen and women through their own words. The film is built upon a project created by the National Endowment for the Arts to gather the writing of servicemen and women and their families who have participated in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Through interviews and dramatic readings, the film transforms selections from this collection of writing into a deep examination of the experiences…
Interactive Dust Bowl | THE DUST BOWL What choices would you have made? This PBS site allows the user to experience what life was like on the southern Great Plains during the Dust Bowl. It is based on the Ken Burns film "The Dust Bowl." "Lesson activities build students’ academic and critical thinking skills and provide opportunities culminating in projects such as documentaries, public forums, and digital storytelling." (Pinned by Susan M.)
It’s an exciting time for filmmakers and storytellers who are exploring ways to enhance their stories via the web. One of the new trends to emerge is documentary projects that try to engage viewers via interactive tools
"Earth and Fire" is a documentary poem about artist and primitive potter Kelly Magleby. Kelly went into the backcountry of Southern Utah with a knife and a buckskin for 10 days to learn about Anasazi pottery by doing it the way the Anasazi did it. Funded by Primitive Found (.org), music by Jason Shaw @ audionautix.com, check out Kelly's art at anasazipottery.net. This the 1st video of 2016 for The Talking Fly short documentary project by filmmaker Steve Olpin, Enjoy!