Documentary Filmmaking: Documenting trauma as a cathartic tool and its potential power to transform community

During this Maestraclass, Kim A. Snyder will present how the camera/film can be used to bear witness to highly sensitive topics. Through an examination the collective trauma depicted in the ward winning documentary NEWTOWN,* This interactive conversation will explore ethical issues inherent in the process, how film can provide a path toward healing communities, and ultimately transform grief into social impact.

Presented by Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking and ITVS Independent Lens

When: Wed, March 15, 2017 // 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: HWF 3167 Waiʻalae Avenue, Honolulu HI 96816

NEWTON will be screening on March 14 as part of our Indie Lens Pop-Up program, in co-sponsorship with PBS Hawaiʻi. More information here.


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