43 min

120 – Documenting Your Family with Irene Taylor Brodsky The Documentary Life

    • TV och film

Filming the ones that we love and making documentaries about them can be a challenging, but ultimately very rewarding experience. It can be full of emotional pitfalls. It can bring families closer together . And no one knows this better than Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director, Irene Taylor Brodsky (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2480339/) . 


We'll speak with Irene on the eve of the release of her latest HBO Documentaries film, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBV43REbk-g) .


Topics Discussed


the profound nature of using documentary as a form of cultural currency


how documentary filmmakers are often viewed as altruistic people, but we may be telling these stories for our own self-interest


making doc films with your family as main subjects


the importance of making the audience the hero of your story


 


Additional Resources


Watch a trailer for Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBV43REbk-g (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBV43REbk-g)


 


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Filming the ones that we love and making documentaries about them can be a challenging, but ultimately very rewarding experience. It can be full of emotional pitfalls. It can bring families closer together . And no one knows this better than Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director, Irene Taylor Brodsky (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2480339/) . 


We'll speak with Irene on the eve of the release of her latest HBO Documentaries film, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBV43REbk-g) .


Topics Discussed


the profound nature of using documentary as a form of cultural currency


how documentary filmmakers are often viewed as altruistic people, but we may be telling these stories for our own self-interest


making doc films with your family as main subjects


the importance of making the audience the hero of your story


 


Additional Resources


Watch a trailer for Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBV43REbk-g (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBV43REbk-g)


 


Sponsors & Thank Yous 


° Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org/) today!


 


Subscribe Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/thedocumentarylife/the-documentary-life) | 


Rate and ReviewIf you have found value in this podcast please leave a review so it can become more visible to others. Simply click the (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/documentary-life-filmmaking-documentary-films-documentary/id1112679868?mt=2) and then click on the Ratings and Reviews tab to make your entry. Thank you for your support!

43 min

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