Alex Gibney - The Fight for Fair Use

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Session Note

The U.S. Tennis Association has sued the makers of Venus and Serena, executive produced by Alex Gibney, over footage usage. In this conversation, Gibney (who also directed The Armstrong Lie at this year's Festival) talked about what this case - and others - mean for the battles over Fair Use.

Guest Biography

    • Alex Gibney
    • Alex Gibney is the winner of the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary for Taxi to the Dark Side. In 2006, Gibney wrote, produced and directed the Oscar-nominated film, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, which received the Independent Spirit Award and the WGA Award. His most recently released films are Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, a story of sex abuse in the Catholic church, Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream, which examines the stratification of wealth in America and We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks which he completed for Focus Features.