Palm Beach: Where the Gilded Age Never Ended

The first thing you should know about Palm Beach is that it’s an island (unto itself) – the most exclusive town in America, and (according to writer Laurence Leamer) America’s first “gated community.” Mo Rocca takes a tour of the…

Graven Image: The Story Behind the Largest Confederate Monument

Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia’s Stone Mountain. See more from Field of Vision here: fieldofvision.org Field of Vision – Graven Image from Field of Vision on…

A Night at the Garden (to Celebrate Nazis)

In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism – an event largely forgotten from American history. A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN, made entirely from archival footage filmed that night, transports audiences…

The Ballad of Crowfoot

This short film examines the situation of Aboriginal people in North America through the figure of Crowfoot, the legendary 19th-century Blackfoot leader of the Plains. A rapid montage of archival photos, etchings and contemporary newspaper clippings is married to the…

History of U.S. Intervention in Iraq

On April 9, 2003, television networks across the globe cut to a live scene unfolding in Baghdad’s Firdos Square. A motley hybrid of what appeared to be ordinary Iraqis and uniformed U.S. troops — who had begun to occupy Baghdad…

channelnonfiction@gmail.com
© Channel Nonfiction 2019