As one of those people who still reads a newspaper every day, the thought of an inside look at how a giant daily works makes me pretty excited. As a fan of movies like The Philadelphia Story, All the President’s Men and The Paper, I’ve always hoped for more of a documentary approach to the subject matter that tells the real, inside story.
It looks like my wish is coming true in the form of a documentary called Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times. Making its debut at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the Andrew Rossi-directed doc gives audiences unprecedented access to the most powerful newspaper in the world.
It tells the story of a once dominating media force now grappling with the implications of the web and digital content as well as questions of its very relevancy in a changing world. It looks pretty fascinating and to get you interested in the film as much as I am, we’ve got the new trailer for it to share today.
The film will be released by Magnolia Pictures later this year. Check out the trailer after the jump.