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  • KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES KEN BURNS OF FLORENTINE FILMS

    This November on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the November episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with filmmaker Ken Burns, who explains how Florentine Films was able to keep producing documentaries when government funding declined. “The normal three-legged stool of support that we’ve relied on for the last 30 years […]

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    Ken Burns, Florentine Films

    November 7, 2014

    On the November episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with filmmaker Ken Burns, who explains how Florentine Films was able to keep producing documentaries when government funding declined.

  • From the Archive: America's Best Idea

    From the archive – When you think of documentary filmmaking, whose name leaps to mind? We talked this spring with acclaimed film maker Ken Burns whose past films – “The War,” “Baseball,” “Jazz,” “The Civil War,” etc.- are among the most-watched documentaries ever made. His newest film, “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” premieres this […]

  • Documentary Filmmaking

    When you think of documentary filmmaking, whose name leaps to mind? We’ll spend this hour with acclaimed film maker Ken Burns whose past films – “The War,” “Baseball,” “Jazz,” “The Civil War,” etc.- are among the most-watched documentaries ever made. Burns is in town to speak at the Brinker International Forum this evening. His latest […]