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Lisa Leeman

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Documentary filmmaker and professor of Cinematic Arts at USC.

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A filmmaker and composer pull back the curtain on how they use music to shape the way we experience documentaries.

Music and Meaning

A filmmaker and composer pull back the curtain on how they use music to shape the way we experience documentaries.

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