What Is the Role of the Filmmaker in a Time of Unprecedented Upheaval?
We are living in interesting times, to say the least. In the grand scheme of this nation's history and the history of the world, there may be only so many moments that compare to the ones we are passing through today.
Prior generations fought similar battles and faced similar challenges. They have in fact faced this very same battle time and again. But there is something very different about this time right now and it relates to you. You, the filmmaker.
Do filmmakers have an obligation to soak up the truth of the world they live in? How important is the role of film and video technology at this moment? What can you do? How can you do it safely? We also talk about our favorite movies about this subject matter.
This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by George Edelman, Charles Haine, and Michelle DeLateur.