Thursday, January 16, 2014

Let us become our own masters, re-appropriate our media away from conglomerates, consumption and mass-mind colonizers. Let us “robin hoodwink” them, transforming our documentary artwork into real media for the masses.”
-Peter Wintonick docmedia manifesto

Monday, January 6, 2014

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."


Compare and comment on these two short videos below on this blog:

  • Why was it made and what is it trying to make us feel, learn or do?
  • How does the shooting style, sound, editing affect the mood and feeling of each video?
  • Does it accomplish what it sets out to do?
  • Is it done in a way that fits the subject and goals?
  • Are there ways each could be improved?