Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law

Truth Be Told? Documentary Films Today

The Documentary Film Legal Clinic at UCLA School of Law presents this very special evening.

‚ÄčJoin us Tuesday, June 4, 2019 for a very special evening as leading entertainment attorneys and filmmakers gather to examine the state of documentary filmmaking. Panelists include legendary music attorney John Branca '75, Oscar-winning director Taylor Hackford ("Ray," 2004), the International Documentary Association's  Carrie Lozano, USC Communications Professor Chris Smith and star entertainment litigator Howard Weitzman.

Dale Cohen, special counsel for PBS Frontline and Director of the Documentary Film Legal Clinic at UCLA School of Law, will moderate a robust discussion of ethics and the law in documentary filmmaking and several of the best-known (and most controversial) recent films. 


Tuesday, June 4, 2019

7pm - Registration

7:15pm - 8:45pm - Panel Discussion

Reception to follow. 


UCLA School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.  By attending this event, you may earn MCLE credit in the amount of up to 1.5 hours of general MCLE credits.


This is event is sponsored by the Ziffren Center at UCLA School of Law and USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. It is a private event, open to UCLA and USC students, alumni, and invited guests only.  For more information, please email: ziffrencenter@law.ucla.edu