What Makes a Documentary Ethical (Or Not)?

Wisecrack • 15 days ago

How do documentaries avoid the Tiger King trap? Documentary films almost inevitably raise ethical questions about what it means to film real life people, and Tiger King was certainly no exception. But it had us thinking: If Tiger King has proven particularly ethically-troublesome to so many critics then... what makes a documentary ethical in the first place? Let's examine in this Wisecrack Edition on What Makes a Documentary Ethical (Or Not)?

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