Audience members at last night's KCET Cinema Series screening of 'Page One: Inside the New York Times' got the scoop on the Times' Media Desk. The film, directed by Andrew Rossi, followed editor Bruce Headlam and media columnist David Carr during a very hectic 14 month period. The film covered everything from the Wikileaks story, the iPad, and Judith Miller.
About the film:
Filmmaker Andrew Rossi gets extraordinary unlimited access into the workings of one of the last vestiges of old media in America, The New York Times. As the way we get and process information is rapidly changing this remarkable documentary examines a major newspaper trying to survive in a new age. A certain Oscar contender for Best Feature Documentary this is a must-see film that will have audiences talking."
After the screening, film critic Pete Hammond led a Q&A with Participant Films producers Diane Weyermann and Wendy Cohen. They discussed Participant Films' past films, how they acquired this documentary, and the reviews they've received. Once the discussion was opened up to the audience, people were curious to learn more about the changes going on at the Times. Below you see pictures from the Q&A and happy movie goers!
What did you think about the film? What do you think will happen to the Gray Lady now? Discuss the film in our KCET Summer Cinema Series discussion board!