Media and Movements Student Blogger Study USA

Follow the Money

I am fortunate to have heard from such talented and thoughtful independent filmmakers who are forging new narratives in a world monopolized by mainstream media outlets. Their words and work inspires me to critique the media I consume and always fight to tell the whole story, never simply to follow the money. Read More »

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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Fall Gathering in Akiing, “The Land To Which The People Belong”

"We went to Akiing, near Palisade, Minnesota, for the Fall Gathering to welcome all the people, commonly referred to as Water Protectors, resisting the deadly pipeline, Line 3. This was one of my favorite site visits as we met so many wonderful people, including film students from Macalester College, community organizers from the Twin Cities, and Indigenous matriarchs including Winona LaDuke, an Anishinabe women and founder of Honor The Earth, who is a very powerful leader!" Read More »

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Media and Movements Student Blogger Study USA

Fun Time

"However, in a more just world, children would be viewed as a demographic of people that have inherent worth, with or without their ability to contribute to the workforce or accrue capital." Read More »

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Media and Movements Student Blogger Study USA

Media, Movements, and Magic Actions

"Media and art can soothe the psyche through representation, validation that systemic problems exist and that they are important issues, and translating feelings that often go unspoken into imagery that is easier to understand and process." Read More »

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