MEDIA DEMOCRACY DAYSNOVEMBER 1113, 2011
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11:SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12:SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13:
To coincide with Remembrance Day, Media Democracy Days 2011 kicks o
witha screening of
War Made Easy
and a talk by renowned media scholar
Dr. Sut Jhally
onmilitarism, media, and war.Where:
c Cinémathèque (1131 Howe Street)When: Doors open at 6:30 PM, the screening begins at 7:00 PM, and willbe followed by a Q&A session and reception at the Cinémathèque.Cost: Entry is by donation, but seating is limited. Pre-registration via our website (mediademocracyday.org) is recommended.Day two of MDD is a rich program of panel discussions and keynote addresses.Where: Vancouver Public Library Central Library (350 W. Georgia Street)When: From 12-5 PMWho: Attendees are invited to take in plenary sessions featuring the founder of Rabble.ca and celebrated Canadian activist
, renownedmedia scholar
Dr. Sut Jhally
Dr. Peter Stevens
e day also includes panels on the future of journalism, an all-parties discussionof media policy, the new face of unionism, inclusivity in diverse media,strategies for civic engagement, and aboriginal uses of media.Cost:
is event is free and open to the public.
Join us at W2 Media Café [111 West Hastings Street] following our Saturday programme for a post-MDDreception
. Free to MDD attendees. Begins at 6:30 PM.
What: Interactive workshops Where: SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Center for the Arts (149 West HastingsStreet) and W2 Media Café (111 West Hastings Street) Who:
will host a workshop on creating an e
ective advocacy campaign,
W2 Community Media Arts
will help participants build socialmedia tooklits to advance aboriginal media makers,
will tackle the basics of D.I.Y. radio, and the
lmmaking as resistance
e day will end with a unique dialogue and coalition-building session, Mapping MediaMovements: A Launchpad for Action.Cost:
is event is free, but pre-registration athttp://mddworkshops.eventbrite. com is strongly recommended.
Sunday evening, join Sound Therapy Radio for
Media Democracy for Mental Health
, a night of stand upcomedy and live music. 6-10 PM at Gallery Gachet [88 East Cordova Street]. Admission is free.