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Filmmaker TalkBack: Filming Activists
Panels & Talks
90 minutes
Fri 10:00 am Special Event

Ashland Springs Hotel | FREE (ticket required)

Friday, April 7, 10:00-11:30am ​

AIFF2017 filmmakers Peter Bratt (Dolores), Pamela Yates (Skylight’s Resistance Saga), Lucas Alvarado-Farrar (Whose Streets?) will discuss the responsibility of documentary filmmakers to the political activists they portray. How do filmmakers work collaboratively with their subjects while retaining artistic independence and how do they work together to achieve maximum impact and engagement once the film goes out into the world? 


Moderator: Sonya Childress is the Community Engagement Specialist at Firelight Media. For more than a decade, she has helped organizers, educators, service providers, policy makers, and filmmakers use film to further social justice.​

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