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Politicizing Documentary Pedagogy in the name of the Precariat

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (2) Ben Stork, Seattle University   In its current configuration, American higher education subtly attempts to foreclose explicit discussions of its working conditions through the structures of instructional employment. For contingent faculty, members of … Continue reading

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“This is What I Was Trying to Say”: Challenging Outcome Led Documentary Filmmaking in Higher Education

 Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Vol. 3 (2)  Ross Adamson  University of Brighton   There is much to be learnt from and through documentary filmmaking across all levels of education: from learning the art and craft … Continue reading

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Collaborative Models for Engagement

 Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(2) Spring 2014  Bryan Sebok, PhD.  Lewis & Clark College   Teaching film and media studies, including production, at liberal arts colleges offers unique opportunities and unique challenges that differ from other types of institutions.  … Continue reading

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Local Truths, Tactical Pedagogies: Documentary, Ethics, and Service Learning

 Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(2) Spring 2014  Chuck Tryon  Fayetteville State University   This essay offers what was essentially a tactical response to both the devaluation of the liberal arts and the decline in funding for higher education. Specifically, … Continue reading

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War Made Easy screening

To teach news propaganda, you may wish to screen War Made Easy. Norman Soloman takes viewers through the most recent Iraq War, as seen through news coverage, and makes many connections to the propaganda machines of the United States’ past. Solomon is … Continue reading

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