Presented at the 1999 conference Toward the Development of a National Cultural Policy Research Agenda.
Brian T. Edwards, Associate Professor at Northwestern University
Cultural diplomacy traditionally assumes that the exchange of cultural products promotes better understanding—and that the primary challenge is getting foreign audiences to engage with creative works from afar. In the digital age, the realities are much more complex.
The Cultural Policy Center hosted a screening of the documentary film Trust: Second Acts in Young Lives. The filmmaker, Nancy Kelly, attended and answered questions after the screening, along with several veterans of the Albany Park Theater Project.