DIY Weekly Theme (Week Five)

Featured image: screenshot from first video assigned

Develop a weekly theme linking assigned materials (could also serve as essay title)

2012 The Power Principle: Corporate Empire and The Rise of the National Security State, Part 1 Empire, Scott NOBLE, Metanoia Films, 96 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

1967 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Three Evils of Society, delivered at the National Conference for New Politics. August 31, Chicago, Illinois, 44 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2013 Aunt Jemima “I’se in town, Honey!” Franklin HUGHES, Jim Crow Museum, Published on Feb 7, 4:05 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

50s/70s Search YouTube and screen at least 3 vintage videos from Clairol’s IS IT TRUE BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN? Advertising campaign. 

1996 Stuart Hall: Race the Floating Signifier, JHALLY, 60 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube (complete playlist of segmented full video)

2015 The Illusionist: A Film About The Globalization Of Beauty, Elena Rossini, Media Education Foundation, 54 minutes.

TYPE/PRINT/SUBMIT (only part b essay required) transfer energy to developing a rich, theatically organized group list of characteristics and qualities of ISOD.

150-word Essay Voice: Compose prose as if reader is general internet audience (i.e. rather than write for me as the reader, write to inform readers new to the film/video genre).

NUANCING the ARGUMENT/ACTIVE SPECTATORSHIP – SCREEN in Class

2015 Constructing History, Carrie Mae Weems, 20:04 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

shifted from required to recommended 

useful if new to the concept of race as a socially constructed category:

2007 Racism: A History, Part 3 – The Savage Legacy, 5: Tim ROBINSON, BBC, 58:47 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

REPRESENTING RACIAL ECONOMIES: CONSTRUCTING HISTORIES (Week Four)

Featured image: screenshot from second video assigned

2003 Race: The Power of an Illusion, Episode 2 — The Story We Tell, Tracy Heather Strain, PBS, 2003, 55 minutes.

1998 The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords, part 1, Stanley Nelson, first clip 17:38 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

1995 WEB Du Bois: A Biography In Four Voices, Louis MASSIAH (Producer/Director) And (4 Writers/Narrators) Wesley BROWN, Thulani DAVIS, Toni Cade BAMBARA, & Amiri BARAKA. 116 minutes.

2015 Why Do We Like Snapchat So Much? Mashable Explains, Mashable, Oct 8, 3:28 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

NUANCING the ARGUMENT/ACTIVE SPECTATORSHIP – SCREEN in Class

[2012] Oliver Stones Untold History of the United States Prequel A, Colonialism, Jan 1, 2016. Click to watch on YouTube

2015 Constructing History, Carrie Mae Weems, 20:04 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

INTERLOCKING VISUAL ESSAYS: UNBRANDING CIVILIZATION AND DIVINE RIGHTS (Week Three)

Featured image: screenshot from second video assigned

2004 Le Malentendu Colonial [The Colonial Misunderstanding], Jean-Marle TENO, Cameroon, 73 minutes, in French, German, and English.

1998 Edward Said The Myth of ‘The Clash of Civilizations’, Sut JHALLY, Media Education Foundation, 52 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2012 Rihanna’s #FreePalestine Tweet — I Didn’t Even Realize I Tweeted It! | TMZ Published on Jul 15, 2014, 1:57 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2015 Plutocracy: Political Repression in the United States, Part 1 – Divide et Impera (Divide and Rule), Scott NOBLE, Meanoia Films, first 17:08 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2012 BBC Censors Mic Righteous lyrics ‘free Palestine’, Ahmir Hussain, Feb 4, 2:06 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2016 rEVILution: Rise of the Christofascists (Mini-Documentary), Reich-Wing Watch, Published on Jun 21, 31 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2012 Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35, CrashCourse, Published on Sep 20, 13:45 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

NUANCING the ARGUMENT/ACTIVE SPECTATORSHIP – SCREEN in Class

2014 Brand New You, Katherine SENDER, 53 minutes.

FOLLOW THE MONEY NARRATIVES: HISTORICAL CONJUNCTURES (Week Two)

Featured image: screenshot from first video assigned

2009 Égalité for all: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution, 53 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

1991 Art of Darkness, Part 1 – David Dabydeen, 1991, 32 minutes.

2012 Default: The Student Loan Documentary, A Krotala Films Production, 2012, 27 minutes. Click to watch on Vimeo

2001 FIDEL, Estela Bravo, 91 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

NUANCING the ARGUMENT/ACTIVE SPECTATORSHIP – SCREEN in Class

2015 Sugar Coated, Michèle Hozer & Roxana Spicer, 57:28 minutes. treat like law case

2015 MAN vs EARTH, Prince Ea, Nov 24, 5:27 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2015 Why Do We Like Snapchat So Much? Mashable Explains, Mashable, Oct 8, 3:28 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

REPRESENTATION: OFFENSIVE ACTS OF LOVE AND PEACE (Week One)

Featured image: screenshot from first video assigned

[1964] Martin Luther King Jr. the Lost Speech – The Casualties of the Vietnam War, Vphiamer Adis Ogaarwa, [Pacifica Radio Archives] Published on Jan 23, 2015, 43:53 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

1974 Hearts and Minds 1974 Won Oscar for Best Documentary, BBS Production/Rainbow, 112 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube (also on KanopyStreaming.com)

2012 Take a Stand Student Activism in South Africa, Published on Jul 26, 2012, 6:25 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2016 Soweto Uprising: The Story Behind Sam Nzima’s Photograph | 100 Photos | TIME, Published on Oct. 11, 2016, 11:40 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

NUANCING the ARGUMENT/ACTIVE SPECTATORSHIP – SCREEN in Class

2014 Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?, Prince Ea, September 29, 3:27 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube