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.


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


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.


  • 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:


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.