Interview with Alisa Lebow of Filming Revolution: A Meta-Documentary About Filmmaking in Egypt

Alisa Lebow is a filmmaker, film scholar and writer. She is originally from New York but currently based in London where she is a Reader in Film Studies at the University of Sussex. Alisa teaches and conducts research focused in political documentary film and media. She is also the creator of a project called Filming […]

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Another Kind of Girl Collective: Syrian Girls Make Movies

The Another Kind of Girl Collective is a series of workshops created for Syrian girls living in Jordanian refugee camps to learn about both the artistic and technical sides of photography and videography to help them tell their own stories.  The workshops were developed in 2014 by documentary filmmaker and educator Laura Doggett who was […]

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What Exactly is Media Representation Anyway?

The importance of representation in media has been a prominent topic as of late. From the 2015 Oscars “so white” to the heavy discourse surrounding this year’s remake of Ghostbusters with an all-woman leading cast, we’ve finally begun to see a shift in attitudes towards the representation of underserved demographics in a variety of media. […]

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