How filmmaker Ken Burns keeps the past alive with transformative storytelling

May 27, 2022 — Season 2

Hosts Matt and Faiza speak with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about his upcoming PBS film Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness. Ken Burns also opens up about his own life, losing his mother to cancer, and how filmmaking and storytelling has the power to keep the past alive. Click here for this episode’s transcript.

This episode was produced by Student Reporting Labs Youth Media Producer Briget Ganske with help from Jaylah Moore-Ross.