Cover of Spring 2021 issue of Documentary magazine with filmmaker kneeling on the ground, shooting a stray dog, also lying down on its side

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Members of Youth FX demonstrating in Summer 2020 in Albany, New York. Courtesy of Youth FX

Spring 2021

As we carry forward the spirit of Getting Real ‘20, building a more robust and representative world of stakeholders, the Spring 2021 issue brings you a loosely defined collection of features that addresses a range of intentionality and purpose as we consider the parameters of a post-COVID world. Maida Lynn discusses her round-trip journey from philanthropist to producer and back. Yi Chen reaches out to filmmakers, educators and thought leaders about new directors in authorship and collaboration. Kristal Sotomayor speaks to several members of the Undocumented Filmmaker Collective about their activism and outreach work. And filmmaker/activist Bhawin Suchak contemplates the post-pandemic possibilities of a more just and equitable doc field.


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