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The San Francisco Documentary Summit
Sat, Jul 20, 2013 9am until Sun, Jul 21, 2013 5pm
925 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 · Cost: 179
Jul 13, 2013

 

The Documentary Summit returns to the Bay Area for another fun and information packed weekend. This time around, we turn our attention to something near and dear to the doc filmmakers' heart: advocacy. Docs have the power to move people to act politically, for social change or to just support an important or worthy cause. And with the new digital means of distribution and connectivity, it's now possible to engage a large audience very quickly and inexpensively using tech. 

 

So this year will look at advocacy documentary filmmaking (as well as our tried and true views into general documentary filmmaking) and the technology available to you to have the impact of your film last beyond its running time - all so you can get your message out there and help make a difference in the world. No pressure.

Featured Pay Per View Films
Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective (2015)
92 min
Within Reach (2013)
87 min
The Economics of Happiness (2011)
65 min
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15 Easy Things You Can Do to Help When You Feel Like Shit
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Depression Is a Disease of Civilization: Hunter-Gatherers Hold the Key to the Cure
Sara Burrows6,603 views today ·
Why Some People Resent "Do-Gooders"
Juliana Breines Ph.D.3,659 views today ·
Born Sexy Yesterday: Another Gendered Hollywood Movie Trope That Needs to Die
18 min1,893 views today ·
What Happened When One Family Decided to Go Outdoors Three Hours a Day for a Year
Hannah Alexander1,475 views today ·
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
4 min1,249 views today ·
The Design Flaw at the Core of Humanity's Malaise
Judith Schwartz1,247 views today ·
Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)
David Cain723 views today ·
This Facebook Comment About the UK Election Is Going Viral
Chris Renwick665 views today ·
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