A workshop exploring the ethics of documentary filming

Screening of Justine followed by a workshop on the ethics of filming a young woman with advanced neurological disorders.

  • How should we make films with subjects who cannot give ‘consent’?
  • How to share editorial control with subjects.
  • The tension between ‘artistic freedom’ and social responsibility.
  • Should such ethical questions be explored more fully and openly by filmmakers?

Presenter: Filmmaker Dr. Pratap Rughani, Director Lotus Films & Reader in Film, Screen School, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London