Using Film as a Medium for Change 

Upcoming session: 
July 19th, 2013 @ 1:00pm
Register in advance by emailing angus@edvideo.org. Walk-ins are welcome.
 
Cost:
$20 for members*/$40 for non-members (plus HST)
 
Description:
Run in conjunction with the Doc It! screening of Liz Marshall's "The Ghosts in Our Machine", this two-hour workshop will look at using documentary film as a tool for social change and activism; the ethics involved in doing so; and approaches to refining the message.
"The Ghosts in Our Machine" will screen the night before in The Bookshelf Cinema at 7pm, as part of the Guelph Doc It! screening series.
 
About the instructor:
Liz Marshall is an auteur filmmaker who fuses cinematic storytelling with social
and environmental justice issues. Since the late 90s she has created award winning and socially relevant projects shot all over the world which focus on a range of issues including: the right to water movement; animal sentience; censorship affecting writers and journalists; war-affected children; corporate-globalization; gender; sweatshop labour; refugees, and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Liz is well versed in the craft of visual, conceptual and social-issue storytelling, with a special interest and talent for intimate, poetic, character-driven narratives.

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