Great documentaries expand our understanding of the world around us and raise awareness of the most pressing issues of our time. With compelling storytelling, and successful marketing and distribution, documentaries can initiate major societal change. Award-winning filmmakers share what drives them and how they make documentaries that matter.
Antonino D’Ambrosio, Filmmaker, Author and Visual Artist, We’re Still Here: Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears Revisited, Soundhunters, Let Fury Have the Hour, and Frank Serpico.
Blair Foster, Producer and Director, The Clinton Affair, Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge, and Get Me Roger Stone
Antonio Rossi, Director of Photography, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, Zero Days, The Clinton Affair, and The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
Betsy West, Producer and Director, RBG
Moderator: Cynthia Lopez, Executive Director, New York Women in Film and Television
Presented with the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn