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SOC On the Fence documentary

Students' Films Featured in Television Special

SOC’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking and LinkTV have partnered to showcase six SOC students’ films for a new Earth Focus special, “Environmental Filmmaking: The Rising Stars.”

SOC CEF Aditi Desai and Kai Fang Entangled film

CEF Scholars Tell Stories to Spur Change

The five newly-named Scholars at AU’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking have film projects that tell very different stories all with the same aim: to bring to about change.

Center for Environmental Filmmaking Director and American University School of Communication faculty member Chris Palmer

Professor, Students Take on Shark Week

Says Palmer, “In a time when sharks face increased threat from shark finning, overfishing, and pollution, programs that depict them as vicious, man-eating killers only make it more difficult to convince the public of the need to protect them.”