NNI video series in Multicultural Film Fest

04/04/17 10:00:am

The NNI-produced short video series, Water Is Life,will be screened as part of the events of Scottsdale Community College’s (SCC) Inclusiveness Month, at the April 6 panel, workshop, and Multicultural FilmFest. The event will be held at the SCC campus and is free and open to the public. The Water is Life series is about the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Native people’s efforts to prevent the construction of the Dakota Pipeline through their traditional territory.

The SCC Inclusiveness Month website describes the first day of event activities:

“April 6: Workshops, Media Panel and Film Festival

Inclusiveness Month kicks off in the Turquoise Room with a diversity workshop, "Building Powerful Relationships in a Diverse Society" by the Diversity Leadership Alliance. Following the workshop, a Media Panel will discuss social media's impact on traditional news gathering and the growing problem of fake news. Panelists include JJ Hensley, digital content editor for AZCentral.com, and Jessica Pucci, professor of practice at the Cronkite School, specializing in data analytics and audience engagement. The day will conclude with a Multicultural FilmFest featuring short films and documentaries.”

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