Good Intentions Vs Good Viewing: What Happens When Doc Makers Join Non Profits

"If you want to send a message use Western Union.” – Attributed to various Hollywood luminaries, it captures the tension between creativity and communication, art and propaganda. Today NGOs are becoming more sophisticated about how they get their messages across and using filmmakers to do it. Filmmakers who have worked with NGOs offer an honest account of the pleasures, perils and opportunities of work in the for-purpose world.