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To Tell The Truth publicity poster

Will the Real Documentary Please Stand Up

By Public Programs Staff

A history of documentary filmmaking

Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight in Free State of Jones

Feature

Free State of Jones the Movie Was Partly Inspired by The Free State of Jones the Book

The Free State of Jones in Mississippi, led by a freethinking farmer, seceded from the Confederacy.

Alabama's Armand DeKeyser

In Focus

Alabama’s Armand DeKeyser

A former U.S. Senate chief of staff makes the humanities accessible.

Ken Burns shooting Thomas Hart Benton.

Feature

Ken Burns and NEH

A selected filmography

Ken Burns with camera

Conversation

The Documentarian

Ken Burns talks about filmmaking, race, and the current media environment with NEH Chairman William D. Adams.

Jean Seberg

Statement

The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg

A small-town girl from Iowa became the "it" girl of the French New Wave.

Tom Bradley with crowd

Statement

Tom Bradley’s Los Angeles

Los Angeles elected its first black mayor with a multicultural coalition.

August Wilson in 2004

Feature

August Wilson’s Blues Poetry

The playwright gave expression to a century of black voices.

The MacArthur Theater

Statement

Memories of a Neighborhood Movie Theater, from When There Was Such a Thing

Oral histories mark the role of the neighborhood movie house

Mary Pickford posing with motion picture camera

Curio

Pickford Mania

The darling of the silent-film industry led the way on many cinematic innovations of the era.