Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Watch the whole film and see how a pioneer in our industry and great teacher, Haskell Wexler shot the March On Washington!
Haskell Wexler posts: With all of the recent talk about the anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech I thought it would be appropriate to make my 1963 film "The Bus" available to stream online for the first time. https://vimeo.com/ondemand/thebus

The Bus trailer from Jeff Wexler on Vimeo.

Full film: http://pdl.vimeocdn.com/59855/169/191158374.mp4?token=1381342707_17945c677a406122ccf6e8cbff003f77

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


Watch the following video by students at CTVNetwork. http://www.ctvnetwork.org/

Write 100 words or one page:
  • How and why does this film touch, move or inspire you?
  • How does it express, record, reveal or preserve?
  • How does it persuade or promote?

Saturday, October 5, 2013


Watch the following video by artist, Anida Yoeu Ali.

Write 100 words or one page:
  • How and why does this film touch, move or inspire you?
  • How does it express, record, reveal or preserve?
  • How does it persuade or promote?
  • Relate your responses to the current "Islamophobia" issues being discussed (or ignored) by "Mainstream Media." 
  • http://vimeo.com/11380785 

1700% Project: Mistaken for Muslim from Anida Yoeu Ali on Vimeo.

  • Why was it made and what is it trying to make us feel, learn or do?
  • How does the graphics style and sound affect the mood and feeling of the media example?
  • How does it accomplish what it sets out to do?
  • Is it done in a way that fits the subject and goals?