Ellen Frankenstein, artist in residence and documentary filmmaker joins Kristine Hole, 4th grade teacher at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School, to talk about their recent collaboration teaching students documentary skills. The theme of the collaborative teaching effort was: how do people contribute to their communities?
Emmett Williams talks about an ongoing film project with Mt. Edgecumbe High School. Five students will be screening their short documentaries about culture, place, and climate change on Thursday, November 10 at the Sitka Coliseum Theater. Downloadable audio.Read More
Ellen Frankenstein, a local media maker and educator, is developing a project called Frankentweet, that uses documentary film to examines personal interaction in the digital age. She was joined by Patrick Sullivan, a Special Project Coordinator. "Frankentweet" wants to know how technology - from social media to smartphones - is shaping ordinary life and classroom learning. The filmmakers' unique approach to this project includes "digital interventions" - or "hijinks" - that involve people directly. Downloadable audio.Read More