Yes, you read that correctly. There will be a documentary about the Philadelphia site of Rudy Giuliani’s infamous election fraud press conference. Here is Tom Grater at Deadline: Four Seasons Total Landscaping, the innocuous small business in Pennsylvania that shot […]
Learn more about how to watch it here. The documentary film features Brian Zahnd, Kristin Kobes Du Mez, Shane Claiborne, Peter Wehner, Lisa Sharon Harper, Scott Hancock, and some loudmouth history professor from Messiah University. 🙂 Watch the trailer:
I’ve always been a Jimmy Carter fan, so I was eager to watch Mary Wharton‘s documentary “Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President” last Sunday night. On one level, it did not disappoint. I knew very little about Carter’s relationship with […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_ZLk8DYrU4&w=560&h=315] The documentary will appear in September. Court evangelicals Paula White, Robert Jeffress, Franklin Graham, Mike Huckabee, Jack Hibbs, Eric Metaxas, Tony Perkins, Samuel Rodriguez, and Jack Graham are involved. This trailer is so over-the-top that some of it […]
Did you watch “The Last Dance,” the ESPN documentary on Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls? In this episode of the podcast, Baylor University sports historian Paul Putz helps us make sense of it. Join us for a conversation […]
This looks amazing. Watch the last 45 seconds for the star-studded lineup. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Peh9Yqf1GXc&w=560&h=315]
Annie Thorn is a sophomore history major from Kalamazoo, Michigan and our intern here at The Way of Improvement Leads Home. As part of her internship she is writing a weekly column titled “Out of the Zoo.” It focuses on life as […]
Check out my Messiah College history colleague Bernardo Michael and Messiah history alum Christina Thomas in this short documentary on Christina’s work on Rachel Flowers, the first African American student to graduate from Messiah. Christina is currently a doctoral candidate […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IXzAAKrsFE&w=560&h=315] Springsteen’s most recent album, Western Stars, will be the subject of a music documentary that Warner Brothers will release this Fall. Here is Variety: Warner Bros. has nabbed global rights to “Western Stars,” the upcoming music documentary co-directed […]
Don Johnson is putting together a must-see documentary. He needs your support to finish the project. Watch a teaser and support him by clicking here.
Watch Bobby Moser‘s short documentary about a dying church in rural Texas: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kY_I7XEnE2I&w=560&h=315] Learn more here.
I need to see the HBO documentary Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists. I grew up reading Jimmy Breslin’s columns in the New York Daily News and his writing was one of the reasons I wanted to grow-up to become a journalist. […]
This is the name of filmmaker Chris Maloney’s new documentary. Over at VOX, Tara Isabella Burton talks with Maloney. Here is a taste of the interview: Tara Isabella Burton So we’ve established that white evangelicals were willing to vote for […]
Remember the Larycia Hawkins controversy at Wheaton College? If not, get caught-up here. It now looks as if the controversy is the subject of a documentary that will appear later this month at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Read all […]
Over at Black Perspectives, Joshua Clark Davis of the University of Baltimore suggests some documentaries that he uses in teaching post-1865 African American history. The list includes documentaries on Jack Johnson, the Tulsa Race Riots, segregation, debates over Black History Month, […]
See our original list of reviews here. A conservative State Department veteran says the documentary is “no profile in courage.” Tim O’Brien, author of The Things They Carried reflects on the documentary. Salar Mohandesi says the documentary “seeks a premature […]
I am not an expert on the Vietnam War. I have not taught this subject in nearly sixteen years. As a result, I am no position to offer a critique or review of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s PBS documentary, The […]
I am in Philadelphia today. This morning I was interviewed for a documentary film on women, religion, and anti-slavery in the early American Republic (1789-1848) titled “The Daring Women of Philadelphia.” The Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmakers at History Making Productions […]
[vimeo 192202247 w=640 h=360] <p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/192202247″>Trailer: An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/jenquintana”>Jen Quintana</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p> More info here.
Some of you may recall that in the Fall 2015 I taught an online graduate course on Colonial North America through the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. I was invited to teach the course by Lance Warren and had […]