Barbara Kopple

Barbara Kopple produced and directed Harlan County USA and American Dream, both winners of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Her other films include Fallen Champ: The Untold Story Of Mike Tyson, Wild Man Blues, Shut Up & Sing, Gun Fight, Running From Crazy, Hot Type: 150 Years Of The Nation, Miss Sharon Jones! and This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous. Her latest film, A Murder in Mansfield, has its world premiere at DOC NYC on November 12. Learn more about her here.

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Cool article listing Harlan County USA as a film to watch alongside Spider-Man: Homecoming! https://t.co/8LdJjS3EOO

5 months ago

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Why a Psychology Background Comes in Handy as a Documentary Filmmaker

By Barbara Kopple | November 10, 2017

Why a Psychology Background Comes in Handy as a Documentary Filmmaker

Barbara Kopple on how she approached telling the extraordinary story in her latest documentary, A Murder in Mansfield.