Documentary in the Time of Fake News


Documentary film thrives in the space between impartial journalism and biased propaganda. But today there is increasing hostility towards media, and what passes for truth-based storytelling changes almost daily. How can documentaries retain their reputation for authenticity amidst a climate where public figures and advocacy groups are quick to discredit content that does not support the loudest tweet?

Moderated by Christopher Clements, The Cleaners, Inventing Tomorrow
Stephen Maing, Crime + Punishment
Laura Nix, Inventing Tomorrow
Maxim Pozdorovkin, Our New President


The Durham Hotel
315 E Chapel Hill St