New doc ‘JANE’ surprised even Jane Goodall herself

October 21, 2017

Although there have been a number of documentaries about Dr Jane Goodall, a new one called 'JANE' surprised even Goodall herself. It contains more than 100 hours of footage shot in the 1960's of Goodall researching chimpanzees in Tanzania. The material was commissioned by National Geographic but stored in its archives for years_until now. (Oct. 20)

Ken Burns: Documentaries have ‘escaped’ educational mode

August 19, 2017

Ken Burns says the documentary filmmaking form has "escaped" its "pedantic, educational, good-for-you mode" in recent years. He returns to PBS next month with the ten-part series "The Vietnam War." (Aug. 18)

Update hourly