The Truth of Nonfiction: Documentary Filmmakers Panel

5/3/2004; 55 minutes

As part of the 19th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, a panel of documentary filmmakers discuss the current status of documentary filmmaking. Among the panelists are Les Blank (Burden of Dreams), George Hickenlooper (Mayor of Sunset Strip), Steve James (Hoop Dreams), Rick McKay (Broadway: The Golden Age) and Barbara Trent (The Panama Deception). Moderated by Professor Janet Walker, Chair of the Department of Film Studies at UC Santa Barbara, the panel provides some insights into the technique, methods, and strategies of documentary filmmaking. (#8670)

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