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Art, Diversity, Sustainability Fall 2016

After two years of planning, traveling around the country and beyond to listen to the concerns and goals of the community, and creating a program that would build upon the foundation that was laid in 2014, Getting Real returns. Taking Art, Diversity and Sustainability as the driving themes, this Getting Real '16 issue of Documentary addresses the conference both directly and obliquely.


  • 'MIXED' Values: Biraciality in Non-Post-Racial America

    The comments—and the fetishizing perspectives—...
  • Careers Outside Major Media Centers: Surviving--and Thriving--in Flyover Country

    After over two decades of living in New York City...
  • The Art of the Doc: The Festival Programmers' View

    The international documentary field has never...
  • Act Naturally: The Real and Unreal of 'Kate Plays Christine'

    Robert Greene’s Kate Plays Christine , which...
  • How to Get Real: The Producers Explain the Conference

    The three-day agenda of IDA's Getting Real '16...
  • Perfect and Otherwise: Documenting American Politics - A Conversation with R.J. Cutler