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Stories from Intercultural Communications MLL 495/695

MLL 495 Intercultural Video Production
MLL 695 Intercultural Filmmaking

This course introduces the history and practices of the field of intercultural communication, including its diverse theoretical and conceptual approaches; its analytical and methodological tools of evaluation and assessment; basic principles of training and professional and career development opportunities in the various areas of the discipline, particularly as it is practiced at UMBC.

Since its beginning in 2004 this course has used digital storytelling as an introductory exercise, allowing students an opportunity to create personal reflective works. Telling their own story provides valuable insights into the filmmaking process as they prepare to tell the stories of others.

The Stories

Camp Hilarity Ryan Riehl 2008
With My Eyes Closed Joey Ofori 2008
UMBC Women's Lacrosse Team Suzanne Sweeny 2008
Egolandrysm Landry Digeon 2008
Out West Eric Robillard 2008
Sunday Dinners Mallory Aaronson 2008
You Make a Wonderful Cup of Tea Wambui Kamiru 2006
Goodbye to Pops Doug Glynn 2006
Bitten by the Adventure Bug Daniel Hall 2006
My Roots Tsisana Maysuradze 2006
To My Parents (english) Polina Vinogradova 2005
To My Parents (russian) Polina Vinogradova 2005
Ode to My Family Brian Greenan 2004
Second Chance Sarah Hill 2004