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FMP270: Documentaries for Social Change

This research guide is meant to help users navigate resources for documentary filmmaking students.


Documentary Filmmakers' Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use

Fair Use in Documentary Film Discussion Clips

For each video, consider the following questions: Why is this video fair use? What specific categories of fair use does the video employ? What arguments can you make for why this video is fair use? 

Fair Use for Documentary Filmmakers Presentation

Supplementary Materials for Fair Use Presentation

Fair Use Best Practices for Online Video

Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-Alike License Tag

All guides are available under the CC-BY-NC-SA license.