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You Tube Doc U: Shooting Overseas

By Lisa Hasko

It is truly amazing the lengths to which documentary filmmakers will go to 'get the shot.' At times they put their lives at risk to give depth and meaning to stories that otherwise would remain untold. During a recent Doc U, filmmakers Till Schauder, Katherine Fairfax Wright and Laura Nix speak about their experiences working in Iran, Uganda and Syria. They share the complexities of filmmaking in countries with strict gender codes and even stricter journalism laws, as well as their strategies for hiding sound equipment at border crossings. Underwear never seemed so useful! Watch now>>