Be The Media! Positioning Yourself as Subject in Documentary Filmmaking
November 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Learn from “Confessions of a Good Samaritan” Director Penny Lane’s decision to position herself as director, film subject, and kidney donor!
After the workshop, stick around for a screening of “Confessions of a Good Samaritan” and a talk by the filmmaker!
About the Presenter
Penny Lane (Director) has been making award-winning, innovative nonfiction films for over a decade. This includes six features – most recently Confessions of a Good Samaritan, premiering at SXSW 2023 – and over a dozen short films. A 2020 Guggenheim Fellow, Lane has also received grants and awards from the Sundance Film Festival, Cinereach, Creative Capital, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Tribeca Film Institute, Wexner Center for the Arts and many others. Penny has been honored with mid-career retrospectives at the Museum of the Moving Image, San Francisco DocFest, Open City Documentary Festival and Cinema Moderne. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. And yes, Penny Lane is her real name.
We are committed to lowering the barriers to access for events at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. For people who are hard of hearing or deaf, blind or low-vision, or whose physical limitations can interfere with a satisfying experience, let us know two weeks in advance so we can make appropriate arrangements.