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Nonfiction Unlimited Brings Directorial Talent to Short-film Series

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Nonfiction Unlimited Brings Directorial Talent to Short-film Series

Three directors represented for commercials by Nonfiction Unlimited based in LA contributed films to Morgan Spurlock's celebrated short-film series “We The Economy 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss.” Jessica Yu wrote and directed the animated 'Taxation Nation.' Barbara Kopple created 'Your Tax Dollars at Work' and Steve James directed “The Value of Work,” which was featured alongside an op ed for CNN. In addition, Nonfiction Unlimited produced “Fed Hed” for director Catherine Hardwick. Landmark Theatres hosted a special, one-night-only free theatrical sneak preview event in 20 cities nationwide on October 20th. 

The series was produced by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions and documentarian Morgan Spurlock's Cinelan. It features shorts by 20 name directors paired with 10 top economists explaining big questions (What Is the economy? What Is money? What Is the role of our government in the economy? What Is globalization? What causes inequality?) in five to eight minutes each.

“We’re proud that so many of our talented documentary filmmakers contributed to this breakthrough series,” said Loretta Jeneski, Partner and Executive Producer at Nonfiction Unlimited. “It’s testament to the skill and social commitment of our artists.”

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Nonfiction Unlimited, Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:54:31 GMT