In “Catch 67,” he gives the Israeli-Palestinian conflict a kind of Talmudic treatment, where everything and its opposite are true. Web Site Copyright ©1995-2020 WGBH Educational Foundation. A Hidden Life. [1] The film was co-produced by American Experience and Social Media Productions and distributed by Cowboy Pictures. In 2011, he completed the Peabody and National Emmy Award-winning film “My Lai.”“The Fight” (2004), an official selection of the Sundance film festival and a winner of a National Emmy for best direction, is the story of the epic bouts between American boxer Joe Louis and German boxer Max Schmeling on the eve of World War II.Among Goodman’s investigations of contemporary American life are “Listening to Children: A Moral Journey with Robert Coles” (1994), a tour through the inner lives of a group of American children from a variety of backgrounds; “The Church of Scientology” (1999), a penetrating inside look at the controversial religion; “Failure to Protect” (2003), a two-part DuPont-Columbia Award-winning investigation of child protective services in Maine; and “The Lost Children of Rockdale County” (1999), an acclaimed Peabody-Award winning film about privilege and anomie among a group of suburban teenagers in Georgia.In 2001 and 2004, Goodman and his wife Rachel Dretzin made a pair of films analyzing the impact of the modern advertising, PR, and marketing industries on American life and politics, “Merchants of Cool”  (winner of the Columbia DuPont Award) and “The Persuaders”, both for the PBS series FRONTLINE.In the fall of 2012 completed “Makers”, a three-hour film chronicling the modern Women’s Movement. [13], New York International Documentary Festival, 'Scottsboro: An American Tragedy': The 'Scottsboro' Ordeal and Its Indelible Stain, Scottsboro 70 Years Later, Still Notorious, Still Painful, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy film profile,,, "Erik Barnouw Award | Organization of American Historians", Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, George Harrison: Living in the Material World, Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World, Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple, Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II, Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind, Roots of Resistance: The Story of the Underground Railroad, Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of the American Century,, Documentary films about African Americans, Documentary films about miscarriage of justice in the United States, Documentary films about racism in the United States, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 18:18. Yet the same majority of Israelis believe they cannot withdraw from the highlands of the West Bank, the heartland of any future Palestinian state. But the vision of Messianic redemption suffered a blow with Israel’s unilateral withdrawal from Gaza in 2005, Mr. Goodman argues. [4] It was chosen as the Best Documentary at the Urbanworld Film Festival,[4] and won the Audience Award at New York International Documentary Festival. "[3] However, Taubin also criticised the actors' reading of archival texts, calling it "hammy" and "egregious".