!f Doc Lab 2018: Community, strength, sustainability

The documentary filmmaker combines art and truth-telling. This is an arduous and often lonely task. For its second edition, the !f Doc Lab continues to offer a safe and open space to gather together and provide support, inspiration, strength and encouragement for our local documentary filmmakers. With international and local guests, we will explore the unique and fascinating language of storytelling in our region. We will discuss strategies for collaboration together and abroad, push the boundaries and examine the ethics of our stories. In this three-day event centring on round-table conferences, masterclasses and one-on-one meetings, the Doc Lab seeks to promote professional networking and collaboration, peer learning and community-building.

The meeting, open to accredited filmmakers, is organized by !f Istanbul, in collaboration with the New Film Fund.