In two separate events, both free and open to the public, documentary studies undergraduate students from Duke and UNC–Chapel Hill will present individual and class projects.
Democracy Under Assault: Voting Rights in North Carolina, a short documentary produced by Duke and UNC–Chapel Hill students in the documentary studies class Video for Social Change, will screen at CDS. There will be a reception beforehand, and a panel discussion following.
Friday, April 27, 6 p.m. reception; 6:30 p.m. screening/panel discussion
Center for Documentary Studies
1317 W. Pettigrew St.
Durham, North Carolina
The film was made in collaboration with Democracy NC, a research and advocacy organization that promotes citizen ownership of government. Video and Social Change is taught by CDS Artist in Residence Bruce Orenstein. For more information, and to RSVP: www.punchbowl.com/parties/3955221-democracy-under-assault-voting-rights-in-north-carolina
Also on Friday, photos taken by documentary studies undergraduates in the class Small Town USA will be on display in Hillsborough, North Carolina, during the town’s monthly Last Friday event. The class, led by instructor Susie Post-Rust, spent the spring semester documenting the town, with each student completing an individual project. Following the exhibit opening, students will present their projects with narrated slideshows. Free ice cream!
Friday, April 27, 6 p.m. exhibit opening in front of the historic Hillsborough courthouse (104 E. King St.);
7:30 project presentations at the Hillsborough Presbyterian Church (102 W. Tryon St.)
The students and their projects:
St. Matthews Young and Old by Addie Malone
Fire Fighter & Family Man by Haley Read
We are Here: Orange County Head Start Program by Crystal Fuller
John Jeffries: A Hillsborough Boy & American Gem by Carey Averbook
Cougar Pride: Ms. Byerly and Grady Brown by Hannah Maynard
Blue Skies of Mapleview: Where Horses Are The Healers by Lauren Henschel
Helping Hillsborough Grow: Small Town Doc (Dr. Axelbank) by Sneha Shah
Meeting Michael Malone by Reshma Kalimi
In the Heart of Hillsborough: The Wooden Nickel by Michelle Lu
The Dynamic of Dual Supply by Becky Davis
Fickle Creek Farm: A Working Family by Brady Buck
POSTED: 04/24/12 11:44 AM
CATEGORIES: Courses • Student Work • Undergraduate Courses • Undergraduate Student Work
TAGS: "Democracy Under Assault: Voting Rights in North Carolina" Film • "Video for Social Change" Course • Addie Malone • Becky Davis • Brady Buck • Bruce Orenstein • Carey Averbook • Chicago Video Project • Crystal Fuller • Democracy NC • Haley Read • Hannah Maynard • Lauren Henschel • Michelle Lu • Reshma Kalimi • Small Town USA • Sneha Shah • Undergraduate Student Work