Teaching Civil Liberties through Storytelling
Tomorrow, MPI is hosting a masterclass in Austin, TX, alongside the SXSW film festival. Entitled “Storytelling and Civil Liberties,” this sold-out masterclass will be led by MPI vice president of talent development Lana Link and explore how storytellers who care about civil liberties can make a difference in society.
Featured speakers include:
Brooke Axtell, founder and director of She is Rising, a healing community for women and girls overcoming rape, abuse, and sex-trafficking;
Todd Belcore, four-time national award-winning lawyer, mediator, advocate, law lecturer, and co-founder of the nonprofit Social Change;
Thelonious Love, a Houston-based artist and activist;
Dr. SJ Murray, Baylor professor, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, pioneer in the field of story design, and award-winning writer, director, and producer; and
Ramfis Myrthil, a New York-based filmmaker and founding partner and co-President of Beast of the East Productions.
Want to attend MPI masterclasses? Apply here.