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- Grades 11-12,
- Grades 9-10
Honest Truths: Ethics in Documentary Film
- What makes a film a documentary? How do you know you are watching a documentary and not some other media genre, such as a news report, “reality” show, or TV or film drama?
- What do you as a viewer expect from a documentary?
- What does it mean when we talk about a documentary film’s point of view? Who decides what point of view the film will represent?
- What obligation—if any—do filmmakers have to the subjects (people and issues) depicted in their films?