Level 20 Creative Writing 20
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 5. Julie and Nichole
Julie works with Gay and Lesbian Health Services in Saskatoon and her girlfriend Nichole is a member of the activist group, Radical Cheerleaders, and host of Rainbow Radio. They have just moved in together and are anxious about the impending visit from Julie's parents.
Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 13. Safwan Javed
Thirty-year-old Safwan, Saf to his friends, came to Canada with his family from Peshawar, Pakistan. Saf achieved eventual stardom as one of the members of the well-known Canadian band, Wide Mouth Mason. Saf's well-educated, politically conscious parents have done their best to support his musical...
The Power of Portfolio: Tool for Transition and Reflection: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
The value of experiential and applied learning is captured in this educational video "info-session." The information provided helps to build more awareness at the secondary school level about the value of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) as well as the applicability of portfolios ...
Don't Risk Your Life
Series: Ready for Work
Don't Risk Your Life is a short educational drama that helps to educate young people about their rights and responsibilities in the workplace. Young people tell their personal experiences of being injured on the job. Family members share their stories of having lost a loved one. New workers and e...
Indian Territory. The Art of Edward Poitras
Poitras, an installation artist, examines the everyday experiences of culture as a Métis artist. His work can be described through historical, spiritual and political references, engaging the viewer on many levels.
A Road Less Travelled. The Art of Noella Thompson
Thompson, motivated by her relationship with history through her investigation of abandoned houses and churches, infuses her paintings with significance, moods and emotions. This program focuses on Thompson working in the small community of Outlook.
The Great Effect of the Imagination on the World. The Art of Brenda Francis Pelkey
Pelkey examines how making a personal environment with personal meanings conveys the magic of the imagination and inserts our individuality and humanity into our living spaces.
Memory and Myth. The Art of Chuck Crate
In his surrealistic work, Crate is concerned with the history he has lived and seen and the places, from the coastal villages to the prairie and the far north, that have deeply influenced the directions of his life.
What Shall We Do?
Briefly reviews the portrayal of women and violence across the various forms of media seen in previous episodes. It examines a range of actions media consumers can take to influence the portrayal of women in the media.
A Taste for Violence
Looks at the portrayal of women and violence in programming aimed at youth. In this episode, discussion focuses on peer pressure and cross-media marketing techniques and what can be done to protect children. It also deals with the normalization of sexually violent or pornographic imagery that now...
Media and Reality
Looks at the portrayal of women in informational, entertainment and dramatic programming. It reviews issues of gender stereotyping, humour, gender equity and the commercial exploitation of stories of women as victims.
Introduces viewers to the portrayal of women in the media. It helps viewers identify and focus on media images and begin to name violent imagery. It sets contemporary media imagery in the context of a lengthy history of images of women. It discusses the links between the portrayal of women in the...
Examines images of women in advertising. It shows the viewer the "world of creative choices behind the image." Viewers begin to interpret the implicit and explicit messages about women in advertising images by analyzing particular techniques which are used to make the image.