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Posts tagged as “documentary”

Film about adult autism resonates with students and provides them the opportunity to discuss important, current issues

Emily Foster Staff Writer A documentary film following the journey of three young men with autism on a swim team was screened last Thursday on campus. The showing of “Swim Team” was hosted by the South Arts Film Circuit in the Trojan Center Theatre. Avery Livingston, the coordinator of civic engagement for Troy University, said she Read More

Sexual assault film sparks discussion

Tu To Staff Writer In hopes of educating students on sexual assault, Trojan Outreach (TO) hosted a movie screening and discussion of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary featuring real college students from universities across the United States with their personal sexual assault stories. According to the The Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll (2015), 1 in 5 Read More

Film shows misogyny in media

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Troy University Women’s Initiative played “Miss Representation,” a documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The film is about misogyny and sexism in American society and media. The 1.5-hour movie screening, Oct. 5 in Patterson Hall, was followed by a discussion led by Beverly Leach, a lecturer of art and design and faculty adviser Read More