Independent Lens

At Berkeley: Fred Wiseman and Why He Went Back to School

Clip: Season 15

Alongside scenes and images from the Independent Lens documentary At Berkeley, filmmaker Frederick Wiseman talks about why he wanted to do a film about “the extraordinarily complicated place” that is the University of California, Berkeley, which fits well into his institutional series, as well as about the unprecedented access he was given, and why showing it on public television is so important.

Aired: 01/13/14

Rating: TV-PG

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