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  1. 'I Am Not Your Negro' Director Raoul Peck Was "Just the Messenger" for Author James Baldwin | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/16/2016

    "The starting point of the movie are the words of a person, a great author, James Baldwin."Read more

  2. 'Into the Inferno' and 'Lo and Behold' Director Werner Herzog "Lifts the Audience to a Very High Level" | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/16/2016

    Herzog tells a story about police officers who tried to confiscate his footage.Read more

  3. 'Cameraperson' Director Kirsten Johnson: "We All Have These Blind Spots" | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    5:00 am 11/16/2016

    "I reached out to all the directors that I worked with and talked to them about, 'Can I use this footage in my film? And it will be used differently in my film than it has been used in your film.'"Read more

  4. 'Weiner's Josh Kriegman Filmed "Extraordinarily Tense Moments" of Anthony and Huma's Marriage | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    2:46 pm 11/15/2016

    "You feel for the people that you're with, but there's also a little bit of distance."Read more

  5. Roger Ross Williams on Filming Challenging Scenes in 'Life, Animated' | Documentary Oscars Roundtable

    2:09 pm 11/15/2016

    "Owen himself understood that we were making a film and this was part of it and he has to show the struggles in his life."Read more

  6. Ezra Edelman on Why He Used the Crime Scene Photos in O.J.: Made in America | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    2:06 pm 11/15/2016

    "I really felt that people needed to very clearly see the brutality of those crimes."Read more

  7. Director Kirsten Johnson Organized a Strike Over Recess as a Kid | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    2:03 pm 11/15/2016

    The boys at Johnson's school got to stay out for recess for longer than the girls, so she did something about it.Read more

  8. Raoul Peck: "The Person Who Has the Power of the Camera, Tells the Story" | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    1:58 pm 11/15/2016

    "They don't want to go to this person who has something to say and who can explain the context."Read more

  9. Director Raoul Peck: "My Job as a Filmmaker is to Make Sure the World is Seen" | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    1:55 pm 11/15/2016

    "Especially being a black man, I don't see myself on the screen. I don't see my world on the screen."Read more

  10. Director Werner Herzog on Filming in a Volcano | Documentary Oscar Roundtable

    1:52 pm 11/15/2016

    Into the Inferno director Werner Herzog discusses the most dangerous filming situations he has been in, including filming in an active volcano.Read more

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