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Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool

1st Edition

By Deirdre O'Neill

Routledge

170 pages

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Description

Emerging from Inside Film, a project that helps prisoners and people on probation make their own films, this book discusses the need for working class people to represent themselves and challenge mainstream stereotypes and assumptions about them. This projectgave prisoners and parolees the technical skills necessary to make their own films and tell their own stories in order to counter the ways they have been misrepresented. The author demonstrates that film and television are key means by which socioeconomically marginalized groups are classified according to hegemonic norms, as well as the ways such groups can undermine these misrepresentations through their use of the media. As a theoretical reflection on the Inside Film project and the relationship between filmmaking and education, this book explores what radical pedagogy looks like in action.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction



Chapter 2: Radical Pedagogy, Prison and Film





Chapter 3: Working Class Subjectivity and Representation





Chapter 4: Broadening the Referential Framework: Prison as an Event





Chapter 5: Hegemony and the Culture of the Working Class





Chapter 6: Radical Cinematic Practices





Chapter 7: The Foodbank Film Conclusion

About the Author

Deirdre O’Neill is a filmmaker and independent scholar.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART057000
ART / Film & Video
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
SOC050000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes