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Fox5 San Diego – Stephen Gyllenhaal on His Film ‘UnCharitable’

Director Stephen Gyllenhaal talks about his film ‘UnCharitable’ and the message he wants it to send.

Associated Press Interviews Dan Pallotta

Can the new film ‘UnCharitable’ change people’s minds about “overhead” at nonprofits?

A new documentary ‘UnCharitable,’ from ‘Paris Trout’ and ‘Losing Isaiah’ director Stephen Gyllenhaal, tells the story of longtime advocate Dan Pallotta, who pioneered the idea of fundraising through bike rides and road races initially to raise money for AIDS and cancer research and treatment. Pallotta has long argued that nonprofits are unfairly pressured to cut salaries, lower operating costs and delay long term investments, which all degrade organizations’ abilities to accomplish their missions.

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Bleeding Cool – ‘UnCharitable’ Director on Finding Renewed Purpose in Documentary

Director Stephen Gyllenhaal talks to Bleeding Cool about his latest documentary in Abramorama’s ‘UnCharitable,’ Dan Pallotta’s journey & more.

Gyllenhaal spoke to Bleeding Cool about the documentary based on the Dan Pallotta book of the same name, gaining traction as a TED Talk, asking important questions like: What if everything we’ve been taught about charitable giving is wrong? What if it’s undermining the very causes we love the most? ‘UnCharitable’ is a one-of-a-kind movie that shows how our charitable traditions and prejudices have suffocated the charitable sector and prevented it from leading the charge to change the world truly.

uInterview Talks with UnCharitable Director Stephen Gyllenhaal

Interview with Stephen Gyllenhaal, dad of Jake & Maggie, on his new documentary Uncharitable.

Static Multimedia Reviews UnCharitable

How the misperception of non-profits’ spending has caused untold damage to their ability to help those in need is chronicled by Stephen Gyllenhaal in a documentary that hopes to correct the unfair media coverage that led to congressional investigations and a massive loss of donations from a skeptical public.

Deepest Dream – Stephen Gyllenhaal Talks ‘Uncharitable’ Movie

Filmmaker Stephen Gyllenhaal has described his latest project UnCharitable as a movie and not a documentary in hopes that viewers can meet his feature on a cinematic level. Whatever term you want to give UnCharitable, it is a value added film about how the charitable sector continues to struggle thanks to misperception and prejudices. Gyllenhaal talked about why, even in the midst of the overwhelming problems our world faces, “hope” can be a viable solution.

WXXI News – “Connections with Evan Dawson” Features UnCharitable

Are we holding charities back by making them play by different rules? A new documentary, “UnCharitable,” makes the case that we are setting good causes up to fail. The film will be screened at the Little Theatre Tuesday and Saturday nights.

Cinema Scholars – ‘UnCharitable’ Director Stephen Gyllenhaal Talks About His New Documentary

Cinema Scholars’ Glen Dower recently sat down with director Stephen Gyllenhaal to discuss his new documentary feature, Uncharitable. They talked about Stephen’s friendship and working relationship with humanitarian and activist Dan Pallotta and the message that UnCharitable is trying to deliver to the public, among other topics.

CinemAddicts Podcast Reviews UnCharitable

CinemAddicts reviews UnCharitable on the episode dated September 29: Flora and Son, Deliver Us, Rebel, Uncharitable, No One Will Save You, The Re-Education of Molly Singer.

IndieWire Highlights UnCharitable

IndieWire highlights UnCharitable in roundup of new movie releases, “Where to Watch This Week’s New Movies, from ‘The Creator’ to ‘Fair Play’”

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