Documenting Politics in the Trump Years

Documenting Politics in the Trump Years

Speakers

Miguel Alvarez

Heather Courtney

Matthew Dowd

ABC News

As the Trump years begin and our politics seems unhinged to previous norms, what different strategies might documentary filmmakers pursue between polemics and attempting the appeal across red and blue lines. Are broadly appealing films even possible in a deeply divided nation? How do pundits and filmmakers make sense of the circus?

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate