Category: Theorizing Practice

Invited and Implicated: Toward Critical Reflexivity in Non-fiction VR

by Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz & Liz Miller Originally published in The Digital Radical, a publication of the Center on Digital Culture and Society at The University of Pennsylvania EXCERPT As documentary filmmakers, the concept of power is essential to how we think about shaping and telling stories. We consider ourselves digital radicals because we both…
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Community and Self-Care in Documentary Work

Around 4am on the morning of December 12, 2016, nearly 30 men, women and children were swaddling themselves in their warmest winter shawls, preparing hot beans and hot cocoa, and scooping up candles, toddlers, and guitars to step out into the Central Valley pre-dawn frost to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe.

The Making of “How to Tell A True Immigrant Story”

Saratoga Springs, according to long-time busker and city dweller Thomas Nosal, is a magical, mysterious, bubbling spring of activity. People travel from miles away to luxuriate in a Saratoga summer with its lush greens and its mineral springs and its thoroughbred, racing horses.

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