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Margaret Mead’s New Guinea Journal

In 1968 Craig Gilbert convinced Mead and his superiors at WNET, the local New York City affiliate of NET that there was an exciting story to be told about the Admiralty Islands in New Guinea, a story that would feature Mead as prominently as the Manus people. Gilbert and his film crew accompanied Mead on… Read more »

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Observational Cinema

Craig Gilbert created and produced for public television the pioneering and provocative public television series, An American Family. He began his wide-ranging career as an apprentice film editor for the newsreel series, March Of Time. Moving to NBC, he served as assistant film editor for Victory At Sea. For ten years Gilbert was a writer/director/producer… Read more »