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About the Filmmaker
Jason Giampietro is a writer, director, actor, and musician whose short films have played The New York Film Festival, the Maryland Film Festival, BAMcinemaFest, Montclair Film Festival, Sidewalk Film Festival and Rotterdam Film Festival. His short films “Unpresidented” and “Quaterbacks” were both selected as Vimeo Staff Picks. His street photography capturing the eccentric denizens of New York City has been praised by The Village Voice, British GQ, and The Guardian and he was selected for the New York Film Festival’s 2016 Artist Academy.
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Craft a considered and respectful response to someone from the other side of the political aisle or someone with whom you have a long-standing disagreement.
- We’ve all experienced heightened emotions and quick tempers getting the best of us when confronted with strong opposing views, now is your chance to write down the coherent rebuttal or defense that you’ve been dreaming about.
- Write it as a speech or as a dialogue, based on whichever makes you more comfortable. Include personal stories and details to explain your perspective.
- After a revision or two, try it out on a friend or loved one and collect their feedback. Continue to practice and refine for the more familiar you are with the material the better prepared you’ll be when you need it the most.
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