Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why I take my Kids to the Movies.

Imagine this scene: A five year old girl and her soon to be three year old little brother argue outside of a movie multiplex. The brother argues that Alice can’t be a ship Captain because she’s a girl. The sister … Continue reading

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Thinking 1st. Skills 2nd. A Media Lit Reflection

I often write and speak openly about the need to engage in a deep and critical conversation of media studies. Undeniably we all engage with media within a rapid and evolving milieu. Although this is truly the case as evident … Continue reading

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Do you watch Canadian film? You should.

Last week I was schooled by award winning Canadian director Jerry Ciccoritti. If you teach film / media or proclaim yourself a cinephile then Jerry Ciccoritti is a name you should know and recognize. If not his name, you surely recognize his diverse and … Continue reading

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