Whirlybird

Bob Tur revolutionized news media with his aerial reporting of Los Angeles, and in doing so, he defined our recorded memory of the city. Tur's eye-in-the-sky video archive captures the spectacle of 1990s L.A. while revealing his own personal complexities. This documentary film weaves intimate interviews with a stunning archive, illustrating the simultaneously gorgeous and horrifying Los Angeles landscape.

Total CPB Investment: 

$50,000

Made Possible by CPB's: 

Matt Yoka
Los Angeles, CA
TVPRG - ITVS subgrant
$50,000
Matt Yoka
Los Angeles, CA
TVPRG - ITVS subgrant
$50,000

Topics: 

History & Biography
News & Public Affairs
Local Journalism