This is so nauseatingly good. Love the line about earnest manipulation. I’ll rep Ken till I die.
(I’ve been going through Baseball this month. Highly recommended too).
For a documentary filmmaker, it’s hard to imagine a more intimidating project than making a documentary film about Ken Burns. When Sarah Klein and Tom Mason set out explore the mysterious nature of story, however, they decided to do just that. In their beautiful short documentary, Ken Burns: On Story, the filmmaker shares insights into the craft of storytelling and reveals his highly personal quest to “wake the dead.”
Read an interview with the filmmakers on the Atlantic Video channel.
A Ken Burns-style documentary about Ken Burns could fuel PBS for DECADES.