Reel Lives SA Crew,
The American Corner is hosting a private event for Reel Lives students with Lina Srivastava, who has worked with some of the most important documentaries of the past decade. The workshop will be on the power of film to promote social change, and practical skills to use film as a tool for activism. You don't want to miss this, she is a big deal. See the bio below. Please RSVP to me ASAP.
DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 5
TIME: 9:00 - 11:00
LOCATION: American Corner
Lina SrivastavaAn attorney by training from New York University School of Law, Lina has been involved in campaigns for several documentaries, including Oscar-winning Born into Brothels, Emmy-nominated The Devil Came on Horseback, Oscar-winning Inocente, and Sundance-award winning Who Is Dayani Cristal?
The creator of the Transmedia Activism framework, which guides the development of media, art, and technology projects from storyto social action, she is currently one of a handful of people in the world creating narrative-based social change initiatives with NGOs, global institutions, and independent media creators, combining both field experience with skills in documentary engagement and narrative design.
Lina is the founder of CIEL, a social innovation strategy group in New York City and the co-founder of Regarding Humanity. As the former Executive Director of Kids with Cameras, and the Association of Video and Filmmakers, Lina has taught design and social entrepreneurship at Parsons, The New School of Design, and is on faculty in the Masters of Fine Arts Program in Design and Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts. Lina provides workshops, consultations, keynote addresses, panel discussions, and speeches on the rise of storytelling, narrative platforms, and social innovation as tools for social change, including at Yale Law School, Lincoln Center, MIT Media Lab, TEDx, and the Tribeca Film Festival