Documentaries After 'Citizenfour,' 'The Jinx,' and 'Serial'

What does the future hold for the documentary? In the wake of Citizenfour's Oscar win and the wild success of The Jinx and Serial, is it less about strong storytelling and more about placing yourself in the middle of the action?

Andrew and Steve share their thoughts on timely investigative journalism bleeding into our podcasts, miniseries events and feature-length nonfiction films, along with a debate on the merits of "traditional" documentaries versus the down-and-dirty guerrilla style.

Check out all that and more on the latest episode of the In Reel Deep Podcast, and don't forget to subscribe on iTunes. Theme music for this podcast is a sample of "The Outer Banks of Love" by Bruce H. McCosar, provided through Creative Commons.