Mike Wallace is Here

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 2 Tue, Apr 9, 2019 5:00 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 2 Sun, Apr 14, 2019 11:20 AM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$15.00
Members:$11.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Programs:New American Visions
Documentary
Spotlight: Disruption
Tags:Documentary
Biography
Film/Media/TV
Journalism
History
Culture & Society
Release Year:2018
Runtime:90 min
Country/Region:USA
Language:English
Print Source:Magnolia Pictures
Cast/Crew
Director:Avi Belkin
Executive Producer:Angus Wall
Producer:Rafael Marmor
John Battsek
Peggy Drexler
Christopher Leggett
Avi Belkin
Editor:Billy McMillin

Description

Mike Wallace virtually invented the hard-hitting television interview and brought investigative journalism to primetime with the path-breaking 60 Minutes. This richly layered, warts-and-all portrait takes us back through Wallace's unparalleled career and reveals the complex man behind the tough guy image. Stringing together clips from Wallace's 60 Minutes segments, director Avi Belkin weaves together a stunning history of Wallace's career, including his brazen approaches to his interview subject and unflappable determination to uncover the stories that mattered. Rich with archival material, Wallace's interviews included a wide range of powerful voices, such as Bette Davis, Larry King and Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling. But beyond the interview themselves, the doc illustrates how Wallace's work may have influenced a slew of real-world events, for better and for worse.

Director Biography

Filmmaker Avi Belkin is originally from Tel Aviv. Along with his latest feature, Mike Wallace Was Here, his is known for Winding (15), which won the award for Best Film at the Haifa International Film Festival.


Press

"A compulsively engrossing account of a career notable for its gutsy, confrontational attitude toward the power brokers in business and politics." - Hollywood Reporter


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