Speakeasy Conversation: The Intersection of Art and Impact

Many documentary filmmakers have embraced the political, social, and cultural change that powerful nonfiction stories can create, but what does it take to balance artistic ambitions and a vision for impact? How do filmmakers conceptualize stories with impact in mind or create a strategy as they go? How do they envision the scope, whether the impact is on just your participants or stretches beyond borders?  

Panelists include Vicky Du (Light of the Setting Sun), Jennifer MacArthur (Family Tree), and Clay Tweel (The Bitter Pill).

Moderated by Rahi Hasan.

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