Introduction

“Not Going Quietly” with Ady Barkan and Nick Bruckman

“Not Going Quietly” with Ady Barkan and Nick Bruckman

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The transcript for this episode is available here.

A photo of Ady Barkan in a manual wheelchair with his fist raised.

About Ady Barkan

Ady Barkan is an organizer and campaigner, who Politico deemed “the most powerful activist in America.” Over his career, Ady has specialized in bringing policy makers face to face with the people whose lives their decisions shape, and generating public attention and political pressure out of those confrontations. Since 2017, Ady’s work has focused on health care, marshaling his own paralysis from A.L.S. to urge Americans to demand more of our government. He received his juris doctorate from Yale Law School and now lives in Santa Barbara, CA, where he works as the founder and Co-Executive Director of Be A Hero. His story is told in the documentary Not Going Quietly.

A photo of Nick Bruckman holding a large camera.

About Nick Bruckman

Nicholas Bruckman is the founder and CEO of People's Television, a production studio and creative agency that produces award-winning independent films as well as video storytelling for the world’s leading brands. His feature documentary Not Going Quietly, executive produced by Mark and Jay Duplass, premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival where it won the Audience Award and Special Jury Prize, and was nominated for Best Documentary and Best Director of the year at the IDA awards. The film was critically acclaimed and acquired for distribution by Greenwich Entertainment (theatrical), PBS POV (broadcast), Vice World News (international), and Hulu (streaming).

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