Seventh Annual Media That Matters Film Festival Web Launches!

The seventh annual Media That Matters Film Festival web has launched!
If you missed the premiere, log on to to watch this years sixteen innovative shorts by independent and youth filmmakers across the country and around the world.
The films will make you think, make you laugh and move you to take action. Read about upcoming screenings and events, ways to take action, and how to bring Media That Matters to your community.
Starts 05/31/2007 | Ends 05/30/2008
Issues include:
Economic Justice, Environment, Family & Society, Gay/Lesbian, Gender/Women, Health/Health Advocacy, Human Rights, Immigration, International, Media, Politics/Government, Racial Justice, Youth, Economic Development, Corporate Violations to the Environment, Environmental Preservation, Sustainable Agriculture, Transgender, Body Image, Sexual Harrassment, Violence against women, Death & Dying, Elderly, Immigration Laws, Migrant Workers, Refugees, Middle East, South America, U.S./Foreign Relations, Legal Reform, Racial Discrimination.

INVITE: 7th annual Media That Matters Film Festival Worksho

As a part of the 7th annual Media That Matters Film Festival, youth media professional are invited to an exciting opportunity to bring education, film and activism together and discuss how to effectively use media for social change. Be a significant participant in the workshop by gaining and providing insight and methods on how media can be used to introduce debates and discussions on important issues, but also as a starting point from which to take action.
The format will be round-table discussions where each group will get to explore themes set by Arts Engine. You will be asked to contribute your experiences and practical methods in using media for social change in your field and within your organization. You are encouraged to bring materials to support the discussions. Audio, visual or other materials are welcomed. If you are able to participate, please RSVP and you will receive an email in the coming weeks in regards to details and information/link on this year’s Media That Matters films.
Together with MTM7 filmmakers, non profit organizations and other educators, help create a comfortable and progressive space to brainstorm the future of socially-active-media.
Friday, June 1st 2007, 2pm-5pm
International Center for Tolerance Education
25 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Snacks and refreshments provided.
You do not have to be a an educator working in traditional settings to participate. Educators working with middle, high school or college students in any settings welcome!
RSVP for the workshop by Friday, May 18, 2007 with Leah Sapin at 646.230.6368 or When RSVPing please provide full name, number and school/affiliation.
Arts Engine, Inc.
104 West 14th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10011
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Arts Engine, Inc. supports, produces, and distributes independent media of consequence and promotes the use of independent media by advocates, educators and the general public.