Posts Tagged ‘“Video for Social Change” Course’

Trying To Get By: Student-Produced Documentary Film Showcase, January 28

Trying To Get By: Student-Produced Documentary Film Showcase, January 28

Trying to Get By: [Not] Making Ends Meet in North Carolina is a multimedia documentary project produced by Duke University undergraduate students enrolled in “Video For Social Change,” a special topics course taught by Bruce Orenstein at the Center for Documentary Studies. A showcase featuring these student-produced short documentaries telling the stories of NC workers confronting […]


Watch: Undergraduates Explore the Lives of North Carolina Activists

Watch: Undergraduates Explore the Lives of North Carolina Activists

Center for Documentary Studies visiting artist Bruce Orenstein teaches a class each semester in which undergraduates work with grassroots organizations in North Carolina to produce advocacy videos for social change. As part of the growing collaboration between Orenstein’s coursework and the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, this summer the Human Rights Center […]


Student-Produced Traveling Exhibit: “Trying To Get By” Tells Stories of NC Workers

Trying to Get By: [Not] Making Ends Meet in North Carolina is a multimedia documentary exhibit produced by Duke University undergraduate students enrolled in “Video For Social Change,” a special topics course taught by Bruce Orenstein at the Center for Documentary Studies. A showcase featuring these student-produced short documentaries telling the stories of NC workers confronting […]


Watch: “North Carolina’s School-to-Prison Pipeline” Student-Produced Video

This short documentary produced by undergraduates in the Fall 2013 Video for Social Change course taught at the Center for Documentary Studies is a vivid portrayal of the devastating effects of laws, policies, and practices that push youth out of school and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The documentary was produced in association with the new organization […]


Screening of Student-Produced Video “North Carolina’s School-to-Prison Pipeline,” January 23

Screening of Student-Produced Video "North Carolina's School-to-Prison Pipeline," January 23

A  new short video produced by undergraduates in the Fall 2013 Video for Social Change course taught at the Center for Documentary Studies is a vivid portrayal of the devastating effects of laws, policies, and practices that push youth out of school and into the juvenile and criminal systems. An event on January 23 will feature a […]


Watch “Your Voice, Their Money”: A Student-Produced Documentary on Big Money in Politics

Watch "Your Voice, Their Money": A Student-Produced Documentary on Big Money in Politics

A new short video produced by Duke University undergraduates in the Fall 2012 Video for Social Change course taught at the Center for Documentary Studies focuses on the effects of the Citizens United decision on state level politics in North Carolina and how citizens are fighting for campaign finance reforms. Your Voice, Their Money was produced in association […]


Watch: Students Produce “Forward Together, Not One Step Back,” a Voter Advocacy Video

Watch: Students Produce "Forward Together, Not One Step Back," a Voter Advocacy Video

Duke University undergraduates in this past spring’s Documentary Studies: Video for Social Change course produced a short video in association with Democracy NC highlighting the growing nationwide trend of potentially restrictive voting laws. (The nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice estimates that the new laws “could make it significantly harder for as many as five million eligible Americans to […]


Documentary Studies Students Unveil Video and Photography Projects, Friday, April 27

Documentary Studies Students Unveil Video and Photography Projects, Friday, April 27

  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 […]


Watch: CDS Students Produce Video Series on Farmworker Conditions and Child Labor

Watch: CDS Students Produce Video Series on Farmworker Conditions and Child Labor

Undergraduates in CDS Artist in Residence Bruce Orenstein’s  Documentary Studies: Video for Social Change class have produced a series of advocacy videos touching on the conditions of farmworkers in North Carolina and child labor in the agricultural industry. The course is being taught in collaboration with Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF); SAF,  NC Children in […]