Black and White and Dead All Over

Director: Lenny Feinberg, Chris Foster
Year: 2013
Running Time: 84 minutes

Black and White and Dead All Over is an in-depth look at the newspaper industry as it struggles to remain financially viable and to keep the presses rolling. Through the voices of prominent journalists including Bob Woodward of the Washington Post and David Carr of the New York Times, an industry is revealed in the midst of a financial death spiral, as readers abandon print for online news sources. Publishers and editors desperately trying to create a sustainable business model for their dying papers. This film examines the importance journalism has on our society by following two fearless investigators into the badlands of North Philadelphia. With the economic crisis in the newsroom threatening to shutter their struggling tabloid, these courageous women bring down a dangerous and corrupt narcotics squad. If the American newspaper dies, who will conduct investigative journalism, who will hold public officials accountable?

2013 San Antonia Film Festival – Official Selection
2013 DC Labor Film Festival – Official Selection
2013 Newseum – Selected Screening