Live Filmmaker Q&A, May 18

May 12, 2020

Join the Department of Performing and Media Arts on Facebook Live on May 18 from 12:00–12:45 p.m. EDT for a Q&A with student filmmakers from the Advanced Documentary Class. Films explore themes of climate change, indigenous culture and knowledge, and visual anthropology. Watch the films before the Q&A at the links provided below.

Frack You! (13 min)

Gillian Nicole Harrill (Junior, Communication/Anthropology)

The inhabitants of a Pennsylvania town reflect on how the natural gas industry has shaped their lives in different directions. 

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Sensations of Seasonal Rhythms (8 min)

Daler Kaziev (Master's Student, Department of Natural Resources)

Farmers in the Pamir Mountains of Central Asia are attuned to seasonal sensations that correspond to cyclical changes in their natural environment, counter to progressive notions of linear time. 

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Tong Tana (8 min)

Matt Milward (Senior, Environmental Science and Development Sociology)

Tong Tana shares the Long Lamai Penan’s connection to nature through music and the music’s stories that resile Penan culture.

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Teaching team

Prof. Natasha Raheja

Randy Hendrickson