The Lady Bird Diaries
“In this study of exceptional grace under extreme pressure, a trio of public defenders makes considerable personal sacrifices to shield their indigent clients from the full weight of the judicial system” (Deadline Hollywood). “Essential . . . gripping and beautiful” (Esquire Magazine).
In this talk, illustrated with excerpts from the many documentaries she has made over the past decade, Dawn Porter discusses what inspires her, her career trajectory, why and how she began making documentaries, and her approach to creating successful and enduring nonfiction films.
A fascinating perspective on a momentous period in US history, gleaned from 123 hours of candid audio recordings made by Lady Bird Johnson during her years in the White House.