Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

Director
Xan Cassavetes

Main cast
Quentin Tarantino; Robert Altman; Jim Jarmusch; Paul Verhoeven; Alexander Payne

Genres
History, Documentary

Description
A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies became a prime example of the untapped power of cable television.


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