J. Samaine Lockwood guest blogs on the University of North Carolina Press. In the following post, she explores the history of Thanksgiving as shaped by nineteenth-century regional, social, sexual, and political imperatives.
Details expand Difret‘s reach. It’s not just one woman's story. Instead, it’s about cooperating across generations and classes to resist injustice against women. These many points of view indicate the complications of that resistance, delivering one moving story and raising awareness of the others it does not tell.
As Lyric R. Cabral shared her filmmaking process, it became clear that keeping such secrets was at once necessary and complicated. Working with an FBI informant without working with the FBI per se raised all kinds of questions.
The inaugural festival includes screenings and discussions. Sponsored by the Global Film Club, Film and Media Studies, Film and Video Studies, DKA, the Office of International Services and Programs, and University Libraries.
The abandoned, empty trailer park in Sunset Edge is filled, briefly, by the interloping teens’ imaginations. And the film is a little like that, so laced through with gaps onto which we might project or own desires, and also ponder our part in the storytelling.
(T)Error is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. It won International Documentary Association's Emerging Filmmakers Award and is nominated for the ABC News VideoSource Award, which recognizes compelling use of news footage in documentary filmmaking.