Film screening: Refugees and cultural stereotyping of Muslims - American Baghdad & Valentino's Ghost - March 29, 2017

New Media Rights invites you to a free screening of two excellent films that we've had the pleasure to work on over the past two years-The short film " American Baghdad" and the feature " Valentino's Ghost: Why We Hate Arabs". We will have a Q&A with Ron Najor, director of American Baghdad, and Michael Singh, director of Valentino's Ghost following the screenings. Please RSVP at our Facebook invite, seating is first come, first serve. 

Anita Sarkeesian and Elisa Kreisinger talk about using remix to create powerful messages

Feminist women and remix artists Anita Sarkeesian and Elisa Kreisinger have created these videos about how they use remix and mashup videos to communicate deep analysis about representations of race, gender, sexuality, class and ability in popular culture.

Donald Duck vs. Glenn Beck Remix Video by Jonathan McIntosh

Jonathan McIntosh aka Rebellious Pixels has created this amazing remix video about Donald Duck finding out about Glenn Beck. Today Glenn Beck's response to the video has been posted. The video is a great example of fair use, which allows creators like McIntosh to use existing, copyrighted works, without permission, for the purposes of commentary or criticism.

“Remixing Popular Culture: Subverting Gender and Sexuality with Remix Video”

Julie Levin Russo (Stanford) and Alexis Lothian (USC) as well as Jonathan McIntosh, creator of Buffy vs Edward talk about the power of remix videos and challenging people's perception of sexuality and gender. The event was hosted by Anita Sarkeesian (