Social Issue Media Festival

What: The first annual Social Issue Media Festival is to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University. The festival is an opportunity for people to voice their opinions on a social issue of their own choice. “So what’s social issue media? For the purposes of this festival, we are referring to digital, multimedia artifacts (e.g., video, audio podcast, digital story) that call attention to a social issue with the intention of evoking social action.

When/Where: The TC Social Issue Media Festival Screening will be held on Thursday, May 6 at 4:30-6:30 in Milbank Chapel. A reception will follow in the Trustees Room, Zankel 125.

How to Submit: Open to anyone in the Columbia community (Faculty, staff, and alumni); Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, March 31, 2010; Entries are between 2-3 minutes in length; Entries can be dropped at 322 Thompson Hall, Teachers College and/or links can be sent to All entries are eligible for jury awards.

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