Documentaries that explore the business, culture and influence of the entertainment industry. Subjects have included conservatives in a liberal Hollywood; reality-show participants clinging precariously to fame; and the filmmaking community's treatment of the Holocaust.
A nine-part series examining the impact on society of controversial films includes remarks by critics, actors, directors, producers and scholars, who comment on the content and context of films such as D.W. Griffith's 'The Birth of a Nation' (1915) and Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing' (1989).
A documentary series that examines one landmark song per episode as well as the evolution of American music and culture. Artists, their collaborators and other influential musical and cultural figures deconstruct the compositions, revisit the impact the song had on them personally, and dissect the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired the work.