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#FilmCurious Recap 1/31/17: Democracy in Action

February 1, 2017

• Jessica Martin

On Tuesday, 1/31, we had the first #FilmCurious chat of our #100DaysOfDiversity campaign. Reflecting the first theme of the campaign, we discussed Democracy in Action in relation to our work as filmmakers and storytellers.

 

We were lucky to have guests:

 

Kendall Mayhewwho uses film and humor to enlighten and activate with How Not to Rape.

 

Sarah Ulmanwho weaves together digital content and activism via The Master Plan and sends out one of the raddest newsletters around, The Jungle.


as well as our CEO, Emily Best.

 

Here are some highlights from the chat, and the full archive is embedded below:

 

This one by Sarah knocked us all flat:

 

And Natalie Johns (director of I Am Thalente) really rallied people with these two tweets:

 

Join our #100DaysOfDiversity HERE, and use your creative work to make an impact (and support those who already are)!

 

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Jessica Martin

Jessica Martin is the Seed&Spark Chevalier. She is also a filmmaker and award winning actor. You can learn more about her artistic work at www.jessicaerinmartin.com.

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