Posts Tagged ‘“Video for Social Change” Course’

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 […]