Empowering Media That Matters

Case Studies

The War Tapes Puts a Face on War

The War Tapes Puts a Face on War By Katja Wittke Download The War Tapes Case Study  and Download The War Map The War Tapes is an independent, participatory film project. The process involved...

A Teacher’s Guide to Use of Personal Essay Films

A Teacher's Guide to Use of Personal Essay Films Personal essay films have been widely diffused to teachers and community organizations, because they so powerfully evoke responses from and make...

Professor Angie Chuang on the D.C. Sniper, Race, and Otherness

Ten years ago, people were running across parking lots in zig-zags, and they were afraid to go out in public. October marks the ten-year anniversary of the famously dubbed “D.C. Sniper” attacks,...

Case Study – THE LINE

Producer/director Nancy Schwartzman 24 minutes, 2009  www.whereisyourline.org https://vimeo.com/4014736 THE LINE trailer from Nancy Schwartzman on Vimeo.   CASE STUDY Abstracted...

Case Study – OUT IN THE SILENCE

Producer/director Joe Wilson and Dean Hamer 65 minutes, 2009 The Out in the Silence Campaign for Fairness and Equality in Rural and Small Town...

Case Study – LIONESS

Producer/director Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers 83 minutes, 2008.  www.lionessthefilm.com; www.pbs.org/independentlens/lioness http://youtu.be/DUo1yoU9lxs CASE STUDY Abstracted from Jessica...

Case Study – STATE OF FEAR: The Truth about Terrorism

Producer/director Pamela Yates, Paco de Onís, Peter Kinoy  94 minutes, 2005 http://skylightpictures.com/films/state_of_fear  http://youtu.be/CgOPVfDFBIc CASE STUDY Abstracted from Jessica...

Social Justice Documentary: Designing For Impact

Social Justice Documentary: Designing For Impact September 2011 Click here to view or download a PDF of this report. Report by: Jessica Clark, Center for Media & Social Impact, American...

Positive: Life with HIV: When a Film Doesn’t Receive a National PBS Broadcast

Positive: Life with HIV: When a Film Doesn't Receive a National PBS Broadcast By Janet Cole From the Making Television Matter book listed above, the outreach campaign for Positive: Life with...

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