Filmmaker: Avi Belkin
AFS Film Representative: Billy McMillin (Editor)
Runtime: 94 min
For over fifty years, 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the 20th century’s most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, Mike Wallace Is Here interrogates the interrogator, tracking Mike’s storied career and troubled personal life while unpacking how broadcast journalism evolved to today’s precarious tipping point.
About the Filmmaker
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.