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Ronson was right to single out Broomfield in his article as the best investigator among the so-called Égotistes, less grating than his peers, and less polemic than Moore (which isn't saying much).Broomfield has developed a knack for approaching his subjects from the outside in, and not only because many of his star interviewees avoid him like the plague.

You seem to have discovered a kindred spirit in Margaret Prescod, who founded the Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.Broomfield instead “rides” with his neighbors (as they did with Franklin for years), while tracking down and interviewing the surviving victims.Broomfield is much quieter in this film; his son Barney has taken over as cinematographer and he spends most of the film out of the camera's range.When he does pop into the frame, he is a bit sheepish (recoiling clumsily when a pit bull barks at him), and his trademark boom mike is much smaller, less intrusive. lacks what you've described in the past as your “elephant traps”—sudden ambushes or provocations of your subjects.FILM COMMENT spoke with Broomfield when he was in New York for its DOCNYC screening, two months after its U. Yeah, because I didn't think the film needed it.People in the neighborhood were living on the streets and a lot of the women didn't have a fixed address, they moved around a lot.

Most people were reluctant to take us into their homes, to be seen with and known to be involved with us.

He is also capable of being surprisingly considerate of his interviewees.

, which focuses on the notorious serial killer of South Central L. He decidedly paces around the perimeter of his subject and does not interview his ostensible central character, Lonnie Franklin (aka the Grim Sleeper), even once.

In your two documentaries about Aileen Wuornos, you place a lot of weight on her fraught upbringing and how it influenced her criminal behavior.

Even in your drama (07) you include this heavy moment where one of the Marines requests psychological help and he's told that he'll have to wait until after his tour. It's like you're showing us a chain-link of circumstances that lead up to every tragedy.

Of course, in this film for example, if Pam—who is an enormously capable person, super bright and completely reliable—had grown up in a different part of the city, in the white part of the city, or would have gone to a white school, she would be incredibly accomplished, running some sort of business or corporation, and have a chauffeur or whatever.