Capturing Reality

The Art of Documentary

A journey into documentary filmmaking with some of the world’s top directors. What is documentary? Why make them? Where do people get their ideas from? Do documentaries represent the “truth”? Alanis Obomsawin, Werner Herzog, Laura Poitras, Peter Wintonick and many others reflect on the power of their craft and the creative and ethical choices they make as storytellers in this interactive doc released in 2008.