January 17, 2005
Copyright Out of Balance

Cory Doctorow on the disappearance of important documentary films because filmmakers can't come up with continuing payments for rights to archival footage. Case in point: The legendary Civil Rights Era documentary "Eyes on the Prize".

Footnote: When I was the CEO of Lotus in the mid-1980's, the company provided critical funding to bring the series to air on PBS.

Posted by mitch@osafoundation.org at January 17, 2005 08:29 PM