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Source:  HuffPost

True crime documentaries are having a moment—and award-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger knows why.

Berlinger has been making movies for more than 25 years. His films “Brother’s Keeper” (1992) and the Paradise Lost trilogy (1996-2011) helped pioneer the style of documentary filmmaking that we see in Netflix’s recent true crime sensation, “Making a Murderer”—a combination of artful cinematography, a stirring musical soundtrack, and a dramatic narrative structure as compelling as any scripted film.

“People are fascinated with crime,” Berlinger points out.

But beyond telling a gripping story, he believes that true crime resonates because audiences find it gratifying to watch films that have a real impact in the form of justice being served. In addition to his own work, he cites “Making a Murderer” and Errol Morris’s “The Thin Blue Line” as examples.

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