06 January 2016 | Kenyon Review
To chase slippery facts is to miss the point of a broken heart: Interrogating Horacio Castellanos Moya’s The Dream of My Return and Édouard Levé‘s Newspaper.
01 December 2015 | Extant Magazine
If Dilworth Park leads the pedestrian into intimate connection with McArthur’s French Second Empire monument, with its 88 million bricks and more than 200 works of sculpture and bas-relief, the soaring gates draw the eye skyward and into the realm of wonder. This is the gift of the monumental.
28 January 2016
Written by Nathaniel Popkin and directed by Andrew Ferrett, the latest episode of “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment” tells the story of racial and class-based conflict—the most violent period in the city’s history. Abolitionists push for black civil rights and end to slavery. Workers organize for the first time to demand and win workplace concessions. And a writer named Edgar Allan Poe arrives on the scene, changing American literature forever.
19 October 2015
“Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia,” a 75 minute film documentary, written by Nathaniel Popkin is now available online.
19 September 2015
“A Lost World,” a documentary film written by Devon McReynolds, Andrew Ferrett, and Nathaniel Popkin was awarded an EMMY for best historical/cultural special program on September 19. The film, a single episode of “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment,” was broadcast in May, 2014. The production house won three EMMYs all together.