Join leading nonfiction filmmakers as they talk about what drives them to use the documentary form to make meaning of the world

Director, Producer
Award-winning filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi is the director and producer of 'FREE SOLO', from National Geographic Documentary Films. more...
Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Stephen Maing is an Emmy-nominated Brooklyn-based filmmaker and Sundance Institute Fellow. His most recent film Crime + Punishment received a Special Jury Award for Social Impact Filmmaking at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and the IDA’s Courage Under Fire award. more...
Director
Steve James previous work includes HOOP DREAMS; Sundance and IDFA awards winner, STEVIE. more...
Director of the Documentary Film Program (DFP) at Sundance Institute
Tabitha Jackson assumed the role of Sundance Film Festival Director in February of 2020. Serving as the Director of the Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute since 2013, she and her team encouraged the diverse exchange of ideas by artists with a mission to champion the power of artful cinema in the culture and to support a more expansive set of makers and forms. more...

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