…learned to screen clients and industry producers and photographers, and you will warn your friends. And when the journalists and celebrity documentary filmmakers accuse you of hiding, when they accuse you of being evasive, when they say the industry is defensive, when they say that you thrive on secrecy, and claim that they are uncovering some kind of truth, you will know that they are wrong about almost everything except for this: Yes, you are defensive. You are defensive because you know what the stakes are. You are defensive because you are tired of seeing them hurt the people you love. You are defensive because you’ve heard their narratives one thousand times and not once have you heard a mainstream narrative that is worthy of the powerful and complex people you know your coworkers to be. You are defensive because you know now that they are trying to mine you.