Ask a documentary filmmaker: Kim Longinotto

Pitch your questions to an acclaimed documentary filmmaker.


Kim Longinotto

Kim Longinotto

Kim Longinotto is one of Britain’s pre-eminent documentary filmmakers, receiving honours at the Cannes Film Festival and a retrospective at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Her latest documentary, Salma, about a young woman who rose to fame writing poetry while imprisoned by her husband’s family, is screening at Sheffield Doc/Fest. To mark the moment, Kim will be answering your questions on everything you’d like to know about documentary filmmaking.

Submitting your questions

  • Twitter: Tweet us @BFI including the tag #askanexpert
  • Facebook: Leave a comment on our Facebook page prefixing it with ‘Question for Kim’
  • Email: with ‘Question for Kim’ in the subject line

Deadline for questions: 1pm GMT Wednesday 12 June 2013

How it works

Soon after the submission deadline, Kim will answer as many of your questions as possible on camera. A video response will make its way on to our YouTube channel and we’ll spread the word on Twitter and Facebook.

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