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November 13th, 2016 Discussions

Discussion: Writing a Documentary

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At the most recent Sundance Film Festival, Robert Greene won a Special Jury Award for writing, for Kate Plays Christine. The award is a rare one for a documentary, and it reminds us of a core truth: documentary films are written. But just what kind of writing are we talking about? Reconstructions, direction, structure created during editing? This round table of filmmakers, moderated by programmer and critic Eric Hynes (Film Comment, Reverse Shot), will explore these questions.

Moderation :
Eric Hynes - film critic and programmer
Panellists:
Carlo Guillermo Proto - filmmaker (Resurrecting Hassan)
Brett Story - filmmaker (The Prison in Twelve Landscapes)


The discussion will be held in English.

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