- Apr 13, 2011
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
"Citizen Koch," a highly regarded documentary about the billionaire Koch brothers and the growing influence of money in politics after the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, suffered a major setback earlier this year when PBS pulled the film and the $150,000 in funding that had been promised. Scrambling to find a way to distribute their film, Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Carl Deal and Tia Lessin turned to Kickstarter in a highly successful move that recently surpassed the funds they had previously expected to receive from public television." The Young Turks discuss this story.
video @: Cancelled PBS Doc 'Citizen Koch' Rescued by Kickstarter - YouTube
Political documentary too hot for PBS because of political reasons? Seems like by PBS cancelling this documentary, it has gotten more popular :2razz: