FLM 16 — Camera as Witness: Politics, Culture, and the Power of Documentary Filmmaking
Students will have a chance to meet some of the filmmakers
whose films will be screened and to attend the eleven-day
20th United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford
and in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and San Francisco.
This course includes a non-refundable ticket fee of $20 to be paid at the time of registration.
Jasmina Bojic, Founder and Director, Camera as Witness Program; Founder and Executive Director, United Nations Association Film FestivalJasmina Bojic has worked as a producer and director on several documentaries and TV programs dealing with human rights issues. Twenty years ago, she founded the United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) and championed the use of UNAFF documentaries at Stanford through the Camera as Witness Program. She is also a lecturer in International Relations at Stanford.
Textbooks for this course:
(Recommended) Mary Robinson and Kevin Boyle, A Voice for Human Rights (ISBN 978-0812220070)
(Recommended) Erik Barnouw , Documentary, A History of the Non-fiction Film (ISBN 978-0195078985)
(Recommended) Dorothy Fadiman and Tony Levelle, Producing With Passion - Making Films That Change the World” (ISBN 978-1932907445)