Moderated by Sheila Nevins
Sheila Nevins, one of the best known forces in the documentary community, has executive produced close to some 1000 documentaries and continues to leave an indelible mark on the industry. Join Sheila Nevins, as she leads a conversation with a stellar panel on why documentaries are important today.
Sheila Nevins, President, HBO Documentary Films
Rosie O'Donnell, Emmy Award winning talk show host, actress and documentary film producer (A Family is A Family Is A Family, All Aboard! Rosie's Family Cruise)
DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, veteran documentary film team (The War Room, Elaine Stritch at Liberty, Don't Look Back)
Al Maysles, legendary documentary filmmaker (Grey Gardens, Lalee's Kin)
Alexandra Pelosi, filmmaker (The Trials of Ted Haggard, Journeys with George)
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