An engaging look at the life and career of legendary 60 Minutes newsman Mike Wallace, and how he redefined broadcast journalism with his hard-hitting interview style.


STORY 

For over half a century, 60 Minutes' fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world's most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, the film interrogates the interrogator, tracking Mike's storied career and troubled personal life while unpacking how broadcast journalism evolved to today's precarious tipping point.


Press

"Brisk and compelling" - Variety

"Compulsively engrossing" - The Hollywood Reporter


Filmmaker

Raised in Tel Aviv, Avi Belkin is a hands-on filmmaker working across documentary and fiction. His 2015 film, Winding, tells the story of Israel’s infamous river Yarkon. It won best documentary at the Haifa International Film Festival. Previously, his short films played widely in the international festival circuit. Belkin is currently directing a new true-crime series with Delirio Films and Blumhouse for AMC. Mike Wallace Is Here is his debut English-language feature.

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Filmmakers: Avi Belkin
Country: USA
Year: 2019
Runtime: 88'
Format: HD

 
Sundance Film Festival
 
 

Festival highlights

Sundance International Film Festival 2019

True/False Film Festival 2019