Pivot: The Unexpected Moment

October 11, 2018
11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM
National Union Building

One filmmaker trained her lens on the Russian oligarchs behind the Miss Universe pageant, and stumbled into explosive material shedding light on Donald Trump. Another project set out to chronicle the Dirty Wars in Latin America. The co-directors, though, kept a shadow project in mind: They collected vast testimony and other evidence over more than 20 years that prosecutors are now using in court to punish torturers and killers. This panel will explore the work of filmmakers and journalists whose stories took an irrevocable turn, precipitating a change of course and opening new vistas.

Session Category :  2018  Sessions