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Talk: Subject

60 minutes
Join Documentary Australia’s Mitzi Goldman in conversation with Margie Ratliff.
Margie Ratliff is a producer and key participant of Subject, in which she examines her participation in the explosive true-crime documentary The Staircase. Hear about the realities of having your life put under the microscope, the ethics of documentary filmmaking and more.

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Margie Ratliff
Margie Ratliff is a producer and key participant of Subject, where she examines her participation in the 2018 Netflix true-crime documentary, The Staircase. After receiving her MFA from Columbia College Chicago in documentary filmmaking, she has worked at companies such as The Gersh Agency and Imaginary Forces in Los Angeles. She is currently starting the non-profit, Documentary Participants Empowerment Alliance, to bring mental health, legal, counseling, advocacy, and mentorship resources to past, present, and future documentary participants.


Sun 18 Jun
The Hub, Lower Town Hall
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