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A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy | Gatekeeper Accountability: Film Festivals

December 10, 2020, 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Thursday, Dec. 3 | 3 PM (EST) | FREE | Register today!

What are the implications and special challenges that festivals face when trying to vet films that might spark controversy in terms of authorship and consent? Join us in collaboration with Working Films for a discussion about the role that film festivals can play in increasing ethics and accountability in the documentary field. Working Films’ StoryShift Strategist Natalie Bullock Brown will moderate this discussion with representatives from the documentary filmmaking and film festival community. Don’t miss this important and timely conversation.

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Natalie Bullock Brown, StoryShift strategist at Working Films


Opal H. Bennett, programmer at DocNYC / shorts producer at PBS POV
Sean Flynn, Program Director at Points North Institute/Camden International Film Festival
Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, owner at Vespertine Films, producer, editor, and director
Lela Meadow-Conner, executive director at Film Festival Alliance / founder and CEO at mamafilm


December 10, 2020
3:00 pm–4:30 pm
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