“Mike Wallace is Here”

A compelling and smart documentary about one of America's toughest interviewers
Produced by Avi Belkin, John Battsek and Christopher Leggett
Directed by Avi Belkin

A talking head archival documentary to be sure, but with a subject such as Mike Wallace (who spent his career as a so-called talking head) there was no other way to film it. Wallace is, perhaps, the one man who defined television journalism. His demeanor was stern and his questions were sometimes strikingly blunt and he didn’t suffer fools gladly nor take BS answers to direct questions. Even ... more >