The documentary, Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project just released a trailer giving audiences a peek into the life of its titular subject.
Marion Stokes was a woman who preserved over 30 years of television history. Equal parts activist and wealthy archivist, Stokes had a fascination with the influence of television and how it shapes public perception. For 24 hours a day, Stokes would obsessively record American television, such as sitcoms, commercials, war footage, talk shows and political news coverage, such as the Iran hostage crisis, across 70,000 tapes.
Coming to theaters November 15, 2019
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