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Documentary Film

Documentary film is arguably the leading form of SIE. From journalistic endeavors to more poetic meditations, documentaries have long been a platform for activists and artists alike.

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As an art form, documentary film has a near unrivaled capacity to inspire, educate and change people’s understanding of their lives and societies.

Jess Search

CEO of Doc Society and a Board member of Kickstarter

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In our minds, there is no more important story to tell, no more important issue facing our planet than that of climate change.

Fisher Stevens

Actor, director, and Academy Award® winning producer

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Beyond unique ideas, great stories and pure hard work, social impact entertainment demands a delicate balancing act.

Elise Pearlstein

SVP of Documentary Film and Television at Participant Media

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