Kevin Macdonald

November 18, 2014

When a lie masquerades as the truth – questions of documentary filmmaking

By Elliott Goat “Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible.” Janet Malcom, The Journalist and the Murderer Hosting a debate on the role of fiction/nonfiction in documentary storytelling, David Wilson, founder of True/False film festival, chaired a panel of past […]

August 10, 2011

Life in a Day, return to Iran and challenging street crime – coming up at Frontline Club

Following the recent screening of his film Life in a Day, we will be joined by Academy Award winning Director Kevin Macdonald tomorrow night to talk about the project that used crowd-sourced footage from people all over the world. Next week Iranian born writer, broadcaster and journalist Kamin Mohammadi will be in conversation with BBC Persian TV’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi to discuss […]