“It turns out database narrative, where you can have lots of content that shifts in the way the story does, will do [the story] more justice and will be more authentic and more immersive,” Coester said.
"I try to provide a context that allows their voices to be heard both individually and as a collective voice. I have a firm belief in the power of this approach — I think there’s a weight of evidence when you hear one story after another, after another. The impact has to do with the very particularity of one individual’s experience connected to the very particularity of another individual’s experience and how they relate to the same set of issues – this kind of oscillation between the individual and the collective helps produce an analysis of structural inequality."
Mitchell 20 This education reform documentary, produced and directed by Randy Murray and Andrew James Benson, follows twenty of the twenty-nine teachers at a Phoenix, Arizona public scho
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"For the past three years, I have visited the Central California Women’s Facility [CCWF] as a legal advocate. I work with a non-profit, human rights organization, Justice Now. Together we have been documenting conversations with women prisoners at CCWF, the largest female correctional facility in the United States in an effort to unmask the well known, yet still secret injustices that result from our society’s reliance on prisons to solve social problems.”
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