Filmmakers Focus on How Documentaries are Changing Minds

How do you change someone’s mind in this age of extreme polarization? We talk to two filmmakers who are trying to do just that.

“The Ants and the Grasshopper”
"The Ants and the Grasshopper" Kartemquin Films
“The Ants and the Grasshopper”
"The Ants and the Grasshopper" Kartemquin Films

Filmmakers Focus on How Documentaries are Changing Minds

How do you change someone’s mind in this age of extreme polarization? We talk to two filmmakers who are trying to do just that.

How do you respectfully get someone to reconsider a deeply held belief? How do you not get overheated, when debating a climate change denier? It’s not easy, but it’s not impossible.

Reset talks to two documentary filmmakers who are challenging people to change long-held beliefs.

GUEST: Raj Patel, author, filmmaker and Research Professor in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin

Gordon Quinn, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Kartemquin Films.