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Using Photography and Film to Create a Civic Dialogue

June 5, 2017

By David Walker

© Jessey Dearing/Talking Eyes

For her 2012 documentary “Bring It to the Table,” Julie Winokur asked subjects around the U.S. about their political views. Here is Tyko Kihlstedt in New York City. Click to see more from the film and other community-based projects.

The media has endured plenty of criticism since the 2016 presidential election, and one result of its post-election soul searching has been a renewed focus on the voices of ordinary people. Photographers and filmmakers are among the journalists and documentarians trying to elevate those voices. The goal is to get a more complete and nuanced picture of who we are...

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