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Belly of the Beast Director Erika Cohn shares her journey to exposing healthcare and human rights abuse issues inside prisons

October 16, 2020 by | Beyond Dodge

Centering the narrative around the experiences of those inside the “belly of the beast,” reframes the lens through which we view crime, punishment and rehabilitation. Amid a time of exploding prison populations, disproportionate incarceration of people of color, privatization and overcrowding, our criminal justice system is in crisis. Women of color are the fastest growing

Belly of the Beast Available Friday Oct. 16 Directed by Erika Cohn (BFA/FP '09)

October 16, 2020 by | Kudos!

Watch the Film When an unlikely duo discovers a pattern of illegal sterilizations in women’s prisons, they wage a near impossible battle against the Department of Corrections. Filmed over seven years with extraordinary access and intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people, BELLY OF THE BEAST exposes modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California

Supervising a Netflix Feature Film Alumna Spotlight: Trisha Duncan (BFA/TBJ ‘11)

October 9, 2020 by Trisha Duncan '11 | Kudos!

My name is Trisha Duncan, née Vo. I graduated from Chapman in 2011 with a BFA in Television and Broadcast Journalism. While in school, I applied for internships and got accepted for a position in show development at DreamWorks Animation in 2010. Grateful to have been given this opportunity, I made the most of it

Introducing New Part-Time Lecturers Welcome!

August 14, 2020 by | News

New Adjunct Faculty Malik studied biology with an emphasis in computer science at UC Irvine. He’s a passionate serial entrepreneur who has built a multitude of startups in various industries and is currently a co-founder and partner of BingeLabs, one of the world’s leading media research firms focusing on streaming and new-age entertainment. Brianna is

Dodge College Thesis Film, PURPLE EYES, Urges Viewers to Stand Up For What They Believe In, Especially in Times of Polarization

July 27, 2020 by Guest Post by Lynnzee Highland '20 | Alumni Spotlight

Traditionally, the science fiction genre has been used to indirectly critique social and political issues. Dodge College thesis film, Purple Eyes, uses it to highlight the problem of extreme polarization and the importance of activism. The film is about an anti-android activist who is invited to speak at a pro-android event and the extreme opposition

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