IDA’s Doc U Comes to POV with the Panel “Can Your Documentary Make a Difference?”

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POV is proud to welcome the International Documentary Association (IDA)’s Doc U on the Road to Brooklyn on Monday, December 12, 2012.

Can Your Documentary Make a Difference? IDA's Doc U Comes to POV

POV is proud to welcome the International Documentary Association (IDA)’ s Doc U on the Road to Brooklyn on Monday, December 12th to ask the question,”Can your documentary make a difference?”

This traveling series brings educational seminars and workshops taught by artists and industry experts to venues throughout the country, providing vital training and opportunities for discussion around topics including fundraising, distribution, licensing, marketing and business tactics.

Join Doc U‘s expert panel this Monday as they tackle if and how a documentary can change the world. Producer/director, and co-founder of Doculink, Robert Bahar (Made in L.A), will moderate a discussion with Diana Barrett, founder of the Fledgling Fund, filmmaker Rachel Libert (Semper Fi: Always Faithful, Boomtown), Cynthia López, Co-Executive Producer of POV, and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (Music by Prudence).

Panelists will explore outreach and marketing strategies, funders, social action campaigns and more to help ensure your documentary has the greatest impact.

Join us at POV’s new screening space (20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11215), from 7PM to 8:30PM with a reception to follow. Seating is limited, so reserve your ticket now! For more information visit www.documentary.org.

Aubrey Gallegos
Aubrey Gallegos
Aubrey started at POV as an intern in 2011, and worked briefly as Special Events Coordinator before moving into a full time position as Community Engagement and Education Coordinator. Prior to joining POV, she spent three years as an environmental educator and deckhand aboard wooden sailing ships, including the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, which was co-founded by Pete Seeger. She has also worked as an Event Manager for UnionDocs, a documentary art space in Brooklyn, and served as a Production Assistant on a number of independent film and theater productions. Aubrey graduated from Whitman College with bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Film Studies. Aubrey's favorite documentaries are: 1. Dont Look Back 2. Salesman 3. Sweetgrass 4. Food, Inc. 5. The Up Series