THE TREATMENT with Elvis Mitchell: Christopher Nolan’s on ‘2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY’

“2001: A Space Odyssey” has held a special place in director Christopher Nolan’s heart since he was seven years old, so when the opportunity arose for him to take on the 70mm reprinting of the film, it was a pure…

THE DOG TRAP: Challenges of Writing on Skateboarding Legend Christian Hosoi

What happens to someone when the thing they love most in the world — skateboarding — is also the source of their greatest wound? When Joel Rice, a naturally bookish kid was younger he wanted nothing more than to be…

Director Liz Garbus on ‘THE FOURTH ESTATE,’ Her Docuseries About One Year Covering The New York Times

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (“What Happened Miss Simone?”) follows The New York Times team of reporters and editors covering the first year of the Trump administration in the four-part Showtime series The Fourth Estate. Garbus talks to Pure Nonfiction host…

Night at the Mirage

The story of The Mirage, the famous undercover Chicago Sun bar, as told by two reporters posing as bartenders. Pam Zekman currently works as an investigative reporter for CBS 2 Chicago. You can find Zay Smith’s book about The Mirage,…

Documentary Director Matt Tyrnauer on ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’

Gore Vidal played a key role behind the scenes in helping Scotty Bowers tell his secret history of Hollywood. Starting in the 1940s, Scotty operated an infamous gas station in Hollywood where he would arrange sexual trysts for celebrities who…

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