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Nick Clooney posed tough questions to panelists Floyd Abrams, a First Amendment lawyer who appears in the film, and SOC Ethics Professor John Watson, about the decision by the movie’s main character not to reveal a confidential source. 

Reel Journalism: When Ethics and Morals Collide

Students and alumni joined First Amendment experts Floyd Abrams and John Watson in a debate over what should happen when a journalist’s ethics and her morals collide.

Larry Engels filming a scene with potatoes for his carbon neutral film in Minnesota

SOC Film Classes Go Green

Professor pushes for sustainable filmmaking around the world, starting with his own students and his own films

Lauren DeAngelis works on her Oscar award-winning documentary, A Place to Land

SOC Alumni Win Back-to-Back Oscars

Lauren DeAngelis, MA ’08, beat competitors from some of the country’s top film programs to win an Oscar for A Place to Land, her thesis documentary.