Southern Circuit Workshop: Ethics + Consent in Documentary Filmmaking
Join Matthew Hashiguchi, director of The Only Doctor, in this FREE discussion on issues of ethics and consent in documentary filmmaking. Matthew Hashiguchi is a documentary filmmaker whose work explores the lives of America’s underdogs, often focusing on individuals trying to achieve the American Dream within oppressive or unsupportive systems. He is a recent recipient of a 2019 Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Award and 2021 American Stories Documentary Fund Award for his documentary, THE ONLY DOCTOR. His prior feature-length documentary, GOOD LUCK SOUP, was broadcast nationally on PBS World’s America ReFramed, received a 2016 Documentary Fund Award from the Center for Asian American Media and premiered at the 2016 Cleveland International Film Festival. In addition to traditional documentary film, he has created virtual reality films and web-based interactive media that has been presented at festivals throughout the world. In addition to filmmaking, Matthew is an Associate Professor in Multimedia Film & Production at Georgia Southern University. Southern Circuit is a program of SouthArts made possible through a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.