Show and Tell: An Evening about Citizenship with Documentary Filmmakers

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Show and Tell: An Evening about Citizenship with Documentary Filmmakers || Radcliffe Institute

The Radcliffe Institute conference "Who Belongs? Global Citizenship and Gender in the 21st Century" opens with a discussion about questions of citizenship and gender as expressed through film.

Three prominent filmmakers and a film critic discuss the portrayed (and real) experiences of women, men, and people of color as they seek the most fundamental rights of citizenship.

WELCOMING REMARKS
Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

CITIZENSHIP, GENDER, AND FILM (8:38)
(13:17) Cynthia López, former commissioner, City of New York Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment; former executive vice president and co–executive producer, American Documentary and POV

(28:59) Heather Courtney, documentary filmmaker

(46:27) María Agui Carter, writer/director; assistant professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, Emerson College

Moderated by Claudia Puig, president, Los Angeles Film Critics Association; former lead film critic, USA Today

PANEL DISCUSSION (1:06:16)
AUDIENCE Q&A (1:29:45)