Tag: documentary

More Than a Word: how an NFL team name is deragatory
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More Than a Word: how an NFL team name is deragatory

“Boozhoo niijiiwag. Niminwendam eyaawan omaa noongom. Hello, my friends. I am glad to be here today. Ginoozhe Ogimaakwe nindizhinakaaz Anishinaabemong idash Katrina Phillips nindizhinakaaz zhanganaashiimong. Tallchief Woman is what I am known as in Ojibwe and Katrina Phillips is my English name.” This is how History Professor Katrina Phillips introduced the screening of John and…

Arab Film Festival presents We Have Never Been Kids
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Arab Film Festival presents We Have Never Been Kids

In the award-winning documentary We Have Never Been Kids, Mahmood Soliman offers a gripping portrait of an Egyptian family living under the poverty line. Presented as part of the Arab Film Festival, the film follows four children and their mother, Nadia, as they experience hunger, violence, the abuse from Nadia’s husband and the tumultuous political…

Senior Arts spotlight: Simon Koda
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Senior Arts spotlight: Simon Koda

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art major Simon Koda. He hails from Leelanau County, Michigan. How did you become interested in art? In eighth grade, I got really into photography through taking skateboarding photos. I started learning how to use darkroom…