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    Danny Glover on 'The House I Live In' and Documentary as a Tool for Social Impact

    Actor Danny Glover executive produced the award-winning documentary "The House I Live In." In a guest post, he writes about the impact the film has had on public policy.

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    Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: You May Not Change the World, But Here's How to Give It a Shot

    DOC NY panelists from the documentaries "Every Last Child," "Vessel," "Fed Up," "Time For School" and "Trembling Before G-d" discussed the importance of outreach and impact.

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    Morgan Spurlock on Why Documentaries Matter More Than Ever

    With fewer companies controlling media, nonfiction films -- especially ones that promote social change -- are more important than ever. Here's why.

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    Susan Sarandon on The Power of Documentaries

    In this guest post, the actress and activist explains how documentaries make a real difference in the world.

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    Here's Why Social Impact is More Important for Documentaries Than Ever Before

    The team of impact strategists behind critically acclaimed films "Rich Hill," "American Promise" and more discuss how to get these films seen and create tangible change.

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    How to Measure Your Documentary's Impact & Make It Count

    Ryan Harrington, vice president of artist programs at the Tribeca Film Institute, moderated a panel with experts of the documentary film industry to talk about the basics and strategies behind gaining and measuring the impact factor. Here are our takeaways.

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    'Blackfish' Backlash Hurts SeaWorld's Bottom Line

    When 'Blackfish' was released, SeaWorld said the documentary wouldn't hurt business, but clearly that hasn't been the case.

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    The Downside of Measuring the Social Impact of Documentary Films

    What do documentary filmmakers think of measuring the social impact of their films? In a guest post for Indiewire, Alison Byrne Fields answers that question.

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    Exclusive: Made in NY Media Center By IFP Names First Ever Social Good Fellow

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP has announced its first ever Social Good Fellow.

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