mikerosen - February 16th, 2012
Many would-be documentarians get trapped into thinking that only sweeping, epic topics are acceptable fodder for documentaries. They just get stuck in that Ken Burns' Civil War mode of thinking. We've written quite a few times that doesn't have to be the case, that you can find the thread of a good documentary story in even seemingly trivial events and mundane lives. In fact, that's often where you find the most interesting documentaries!