Tag Archives: activism

Safa Al Ahmad

Freelance journalist/filmmaker and 2019 Wallenberg Medalist Safa Al Ahmad talks about her documentaries, including  Saudi’s Secret Uprising (2014) and Targeting Yemen (2019). 

We talk about activism, the power of reporting, access, and editing.

We also talk about moral responsibility to the person and the story.

 

Download Audio

Julia Turshen

Guest host Amanda Uhle talks with Julia Turshen about Feed the Resistance: Recipes and Ideas for Getting Involved (Chronicle Books 2017); they talk about about writing about food and eating, the important role of food in today’s resistance movement–and diversity and inclusion in the food industry.

Download Audio

photo credit: still from Now and Again Trailer

Shanna Merola

Artist and activist Shanna Merola discusses her latest work We All Live Downwind. We talk about collage, art as activism, documentary photography, and research walls.  We also talk about her work with the National Lawyers Guild and Know Your Rights workshops.

Download Audio

Click to visit Shanna’s website!