Tom Roston

Doc Soup: Q&A with the Directors of ‘Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone’

I envy everyone (including POV peeps) who are in Texas right now. That’s because they’re in close proximity to what promises to be a very awesome day of black funk-ska-punk-rock n’ roll, all thanks to the very cool documentary, Everyday Sunshine, which is screening on Thursday at the SXSW Festival in Austin. The film is

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Doc Soup: The Wallace Foundation and “The Principal Story”

Independent journalist Tom Roston checks in and writes about the world of documentaries in his column, Doc Soup. I continue here my exploration into foundations funding documentaries with a discussion with The Principal Story‘s Tod Lending, a director who pretty much won the doc filmmakers’ sweepstakes with a giant grant from Chicago’s Wallace Foundation. Doc

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