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'At Berkeley' Director Frederick Wiseman on the Importance of Long-Form Documentaries

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Director of At Berkeley and veteran documentarian Frederick Wiseman explains to the L.A. Times why he thinks long-form documentaries (in the case of his latest, 4 hours long) are still important even in the age of quick YouTube videos.

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He says, "There is so much quick and sound-bite-type of information, but a long-form documentary presents a complex and detailed view of a subject in contemporary life … and apart from the fun of doing it, it is a way of participating in the democratic process."

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