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Ethno eco dialogue: making movies for a sustainable future

Zemits, Birut I. (2006). Ethno eco dialogue: making movies for a sustainable future<br />. In Kleinert, Sylvia J. and Farram, Steven(Ed.), Crossing Culture: Art, Politics and Identity. Darwin, Australia: CDU Press. (pp. 136-149).

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Author Zemits, Birut I.
Title of Chapter Ethno eco dialogue: making movies for a sustainable future
Title of Book Crossing Culture: Art, Politics and Identity
Place of Publication Darwin, Australia
Publisher CDU Press
Publication Year 2006
Editor Kleinert, Sylvia J.
Farram, Steven
ISBN 0975835645   (check CDU catalogue  open catalogue search in new window)
Chapter Number 10
Start Page 136
End Page 149
Total Pages 14
Field of Research 220000 Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General
410301 Film and Video
420304 Screen and Media Culture
330000 Education
330106 Comparative Education
2001 - Communication and Media Studies
420000 Language and Culture
HERDC Category B - Book Chapter (DEST)
Abstract Ethno Eco Dialogue explores the relevance of audio-visual media as an educative tool to explore issues of environmental sustainability. This work is grounded ion the insights gained from personal experience of migration and diaspora. Drawing on collaborative projects in Australia, Germany and Latvia, this essay argues for the importance of film as a cross-cultural exchange. In support of this argument, the author examines the work of local and international filmmakers, examining how their work bypasses linguistic and textual limitations to move across ethnic, national and ecological barriers.
Keyword film
diaspora
sustainability
collaboration
 
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Created: Tue, 08 Nov 2016, 16:08:58 CST by Birut Zemits