Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The artist Grace Lynne Haynes describes her process for portraying the American abolitionist Sojourner Truth's fight for broader equality in her first New Yorker cover.

https://www.newyorker.com/video/watch/why-a-prominent-american-artist-paints-skin-pitch-black?verso=true

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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

Synopsis

The story of an aspiring rap artist who survives failed levees and manages to overcome her difficult past to create a chance of a new life.

https://streamingmoviesright.com/us/movie/trouble-the-water/

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

The Social Power of Street Photography:

 https://megapixelmaniac.com/the-social-power-of-street-photography/

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

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