As accusations of lies, fake news and verbal artifice dodge today’s journalists, Mike Wallace Is Here is an unflinching examination of the broadcast legend who upended the rules of reporting. With quick pacing to match the protagonist’s sharp tongue, the film charts Wallace’s rise to power incorporating never-before-seen footage and plenty of Wallace’s scorching interviews. Filmmaker Avi Belkin exhumes Wallace’s personal history, deftly probing the demons that drove his brazen pursuit of a story. This must see profile illustrates how Wallace’s questionable reporting have reformed broadcast journalism as we know it today. A Sundance 2019 premiere.
PRODUCERS: Rafael Marmor, p.g.a., John Battsek, Peggy Drexler, Avi Belkin, p.g.a., Christopher Leggett
EDITOR: Billy McMillin
An exposé tracking how the 2016 U.S. presidential election was shockingly impacted by Macedonian teenagers posting completely fabricated articles on Facebook.