The 10 Biggest Takeaways From Variety’s Virtual Truth Seekers Summit

From RZA to Jon Favreau, artists, filmmakers, journalists and activists gathered on Aug.

26 for Variety‘s inaugural Truth Seekers Summit, in partnership with Rolling Stone and presented by Showtime Documentary Films.The summit explored the art of documentary and investigative storytelling.

Here are 10 takeaways from the two-day event.RZA Was Inspired By Robert De Niro In Making His Series “Wu-Tang: An American Saga”Speaking about the difficulties of writing about his own life and career in the format of a TV series, RZA said Robert De Niro helped him understand how to separate himself from the art.“When I saw ‘Cape Fear,’ my brain clicked, because I’m such a fan of his,” RZA said.

“I knew him from ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Goodfellas,’ and then here he was playing this psychopath.

And he played it so brilliantly.

It’s actually an artistic thing to separate yourself from art.

I met Mr.

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