Riverside Films was founded by Joseph Dorman. His latest film, MOYNIHAN, on the brilliant statesman and senator, Daniel Patrick Moynihan premiered theatrically in October, 2018. His previous films include Colliding Dreams on the controversial history of Zionist described by the Los Angeles Times as “Compelling and Engrossing… a film of ideas, a film of history” and Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness named one of the 2011’s highest grossing documentaries. The New York Times called it “a rich modern history of Eastern European Jewry.”
Mr. Dorman also wrote and directed the Peabody Award-winning documentary, Arguing the World, about eminent political writers and thinkers, Daniel Bell, Irving Howe, Irving Kristol and Nathan Glazer. It was named one of the best films of 1998 by The New York Times and New York Magazine. In addition, he wrote the scripts for the films, The Endurance, Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Adventure and Going Upriver, The Private War of John Kerry.
The first feature length documentary about Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the only man in American history to serve in the cabinet or sub cabinet of four consecutive Presidents, both Democratic and Republic. Moynihan was both a scholar and a statesman, a brilliant writer whose work changed our ideas about poverty, traffic safety, secre