Are Documentaries The Next Big Thing?

With the success of Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11, critics are wondering if documentaries are going to be the next big thing in movies. “Are documentaries going to be taken more seriously? The short answer is yes. But Michael Moore is still a special case. He’s become a star, almost like any other star. That said, I do think audiences are getting used to going to documentaries in a way they haven’t before.”

Source: The New York Times - 07/05/04