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Trauma Informed Methods

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Documentary Filmmaking: Tips for Conducting Trauma-Informed Interviews

For many documentaries, the interviewees are the primary characters and storytellers of the film. They help guide, explain, and validate the events of such topics through their own unique perspectives. The documentaries Narratives is currently developing will involve a series of interviews touching on sensitive and potentially triggering topics. With this in mind, it is important to take the steps needed to conduct a safe and trauma-informed interview.