This week’s In Media Res theme focus is: Filmmaker as Activist: Engaging Audiences & Building Community (January 23-27).

Here's the line-up:

Monday January 23 , 2012 – Aniko Imre  (University of Southern California) presents: A Lesbian History of Socialism

Tuesday January 24, 2012 – Rachel Raimist (The University of Alabama) presents: Rap Video Remake: Activism (Re)Mixed With Viewer Generated Documentary Footage

Wednesday January 25, 2012 – Fiona Lee (The City University of New York) presents: Reading the Transnational in the Local. Or, How the Local Travels: The Case of Survival Guide Untuk Kampung Radioaktif

Thursday January 26, 2012 – Mary Erikson (University of Oregon) presents: The Teen Girls of Reel Grrls: Producing Media Activism

Friday January 27, 2012 – Sheila Schroeder (University of Denver) presents: Collaborative Audience Engagement: A New Model for Activist Filmmakers

Theme week organized by Phoebe Brown (Unblinking Eye Productions) and Elizabeth Strickler (Georgia State University).

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