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documentary filmmaking

"When I started producing documentaries I quickly realized that viewers wanted stories. They want to understand, they want to be mired in a narrative so they can feel the humanity of people they might not ever meet in their own daily lives. Documentaries have the ability to change lives and...
Hank Greenberg, the subject of Aviva Kempner's documentary The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg . Photo cropped from a posed picture of 1937 Major League Baseball All-Stars in Washington, DC. Image used courtesy of Wikimedia Commons . Every year, the Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF)...