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State of the Union: Political Documentary in 2020

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Live Talk

Sun, Dec 6 at 3:30 pm PST


Garrett Bradley, Lisa Cortés, Dawn Porter, and Elyse Steinberg are expected for the live conversation on Sunday, Dec 6 at 3:30 PST.


While all presidential elections have some urgency, nothing has quite felt like Election 2020. Several of this year’s most remarkable documentaries have revolved around key issues of our time, such as voting rights, prison sentencing, and Supreme Court battles. Gathered here to discuss the importance of politically engaged filmmaking and how it can spur action and results are Garrett Bradley (Time), Lisa Cortés (co-director of All In: The Fight for Democracy), Dawn Porter (John Lewis: Good Trouble and The Way I See It), and Elyse Steinberg (co-director of The Fight).

Recommended Viewing:
All In: The Fight for Democracy and Time are available to watch on Amazon Prime.
The Fight and John Lewis: Good Trouble are available to watch on various platforms via Magnolia Pictures.
The Way I See It is available to watch on various platforms via Focus Features.