The first time I saw Out in the Silence, it was during a late night showing on PBS. I had been on my way to bed, but I caught a glimpse of this moving small-town story and watched it the whole way through. The documentary takes you on a journey with its characters, and tackles some seriously controversial issues along the way.
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking with Joe Wilson, who directed the film along with his partner Dean Hamer. In our conversation, he shares his thoughts on what’s happening in small town America today, the self-distribution process for independent documentarians, and the camera as a tool of empowerment.
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Podcast music: Finding the Balance by Keven MacLeod at incomptech.com