Documenting Politics in the Trump Years

Mar 12, 2017

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

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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Matthew Dowd

ABC News

Paul Stekler

The University of Texas at Austin

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Format:

Featured Session

Type:

Session

Track:

Making Film & Episodics

Level:

Intermediate