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How Louis Theroux asks questions

From 2016, here’s a great video by Ryan Hollinger analyzing how documentary filmmaker asks questions, builds rapport, uncovers information. This video doesn’t get into one of my personal favorites of Louis’s superpowers – that he ignores negative energy – discomfort, anger, superiority – from his interviewees. Rather than fleeing, he stays calm and continues to engage.

(update: video link corrected)

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