Penn Law School to Host Visual Legal Advocacy Roundtable

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 22, 2009

WHEN:

Oct. 23, 2009
9:30-10 a.m.
“Visual Legal Advocacy at Penn Law: The Year in Review”
Regina Austin, University of Pennsylvania Law School

• 10:15-11:45 a.m.
“Witnesses to Hunger: The Anatomy of a Successful Social Justice
Media Campaign”
Mariana Chilton, Drexel University School of Public Health

• 11:45-1:00 p.m.
“Cameras, Cameras, Everywhere: Making Sense of Surveillance and
Vérité Footage From the Streets”
Ron Kanter, “New Cops”
Eileen Clancy, I-Witness Video
John MacDonald, Penn Department of Criminology

• 2:45- 4:15 p.m.
“Social Justice and Public Access Television in Philadelphia: Lessons
From Elsewhere”
Gretjen Clausing, Philadelphia Community Access Media
Betty Yu, Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Richard Turner, Rockville-Montgomery (Md.) Community Television


WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Law School
3400 Chestnut St., Gittis Hall, Room 2

Private and public-interest lawyers, community-based documentary filmmakers and scholars will discuss issues involved in visual legal advocacy, its efficacy and the possibilities for extending visual advocacy to social justice law practice.

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