Directors Nanfu Wang (One Child Nation) and Waad Al-Kateab (For Sama) join us for an intimate dialogue on the challenges of filming in volatile situations, working with family as film subjects, and navigating complex political situations. Crafting raw, powerful stories featuring their native countries, Wang and Al-Kateab are explosive, maverick filmmakers changing the face of documentary filmmaking. Join us for this rare opportunity to hear about their approach to filming in high risk situations and how they balance the political and the personal onscreen.
One Child Nation, Nanfu Wang’s recent film, won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, 2019.
For Sama, Waad al-Kateab’s debut film, won the Best Documentary Prize at Cannes, 2019.