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STATE OF THE DOC: A PANEL DISCUSSION DOC10 2016

  • MUSIC BOX THEATRE 3733 N. Southport Ave (map)

presented by Saybrook University

Is it truly the golden age for documentary film? With the mainstream success of nonfiction content such as The JinxMaking a Murderer, and Amy, real-life stories are making a huge impact in the cultural and commercial marketplace, both in our homes and in our movie theaters. But are they making a difference in terms of social impact, and among the glut of entertainment options available to consumers? And how do we know? What are the new challenges for documentary producers in this distribution landscape? Gathering together top experts in the documentary world, this panel aims to address the state of the art and industry of documentary filmmaking today.

Moderated by Paula Froehle of Chicago Media Project with these featured panelists:

  • David Cassidy, Cabin Creek Films
  • Hussain Currimbhoy, Sundance Institute
  • Justine Nagan, American Documentary Inc./POV
  • Gordon Quinn, Kartemquin Educational Films 

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The panel is free to attend, but we ask that individuals and groups RSVP here to reserve space at the panel, as capacity is limited to 70 seats.

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